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Palmetto - * 1/2*

An attempt at Florida film noir, Palmetto fails at the most fundamental levels. It’s slow moving, uninvolving, and plain just uninteresting. Harry Barber (Woody Harrelson) is an ex-newspaper man, just out of jail after being framed for a crime. His … Continue reading

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L.A. Confidential - * * * *

It would be easy to label L.A. Confidential a nineties attempt a film noir, but it doesn’t quite fit. That overeager catagorization does a disservice both to the film and to the genre. Sure, the pulpy film takes place in … Continue reading

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