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Film Noir Style of Blade Runner

.... in Blade Runner brings two different generic sensibilities into conflict: the science fiction film which looks to the future, and the film noir which finds ....

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American crime fiction

.... manifested in the psychological ambiguities of film noir, and then .... in only for one genre of film but was .... American crime fiction delved into this territory much ....

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Blade Runner (1982) & Double Indemnity (1944)

.... Blade Runner is a science fiction movie that deliberately evokes the trappings of the forties private eye film and that uses the film noir style as a way of ....

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Analysis of The Maltese Falcon and Contempt

.... Comparable to detective fiction, film noir often features vivid and mysterious characters who exist in a shadowy world that is dark and sinister in atmosphere ....

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Film Noir-Femme Fatale

.... WORKS CITED “Film Noir and Pulp Fiction.” http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Hills/ 4558/ August 23, 1998: 1-5. “Film Noir: An Introduction.” http://www ....

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Mysteries and Detection

.... Many film noir movies originated from hardboiled detective fiction of the era from James M. Cain, Dashiel Hammett, and Raymond Chandler. ....

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Mysteries and Detection

.... Many film noir movies originated from hardboiled detective fiction of the era from James M. Cain, Dashiel Hammett, and Raymond Chandler. ....

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Gangster Film & Scarface Films

.... Thus, a science fiction film may exist in an imaginary future, but the attitudes are .... Ottoson, Robert, A Reference Guide to the American Film Noir: 1940-1958. ....

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Dark Passage: Book & Film

.... book, though it has to be acknowledged that this was pulp fiction and not Nobel .... in proving Parry's innocence, but at the same time his film noir sense wanted ....

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Louis Malle & the New Wave Film

.... His first fiction film was L'Ascenseur pour l'Tchafaud, conceived as a small-budget .... part of his family fortune to finance it: Generically a film noir in the ....

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Film Noir

.... Blade Runner is a science fiction movie that deliberately evokes the trappings of the forties private eye film and that uses the film noir style as a wa of ....

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Sexual Politics in Three Science Fiction Films

.... a tradition of strong women--the road movie, the film noir, the chase film, the crime film. .... comes from space is the primary science fiction element in ....

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Fritz Lang

.... is considered one of his finest treatments of British spy fiction, using several .... referred to as LangÆs greatest work and definitely a precursor to film noir. ....

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THE BIG SLEEP Detective Stories

.... created one of the most cynical of the films in the genre that would become known as film noir, a visual version of the hardboiled school of fiction from the ....

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Murder Mysteries

.... created one of the most cynical of the films in the genre that would become known as film noir, a visual version of the hardboiled school of fiction from the ....

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

.... film like the Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and a science-fiction film like Metropolis .... style, which would contribute to the development of the film noir, among other ....

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Science Fiction and Frankenstein

.... fiction - either in literature or in film - addresses worlds .... nothing new under the sun, science fiction tells us .... Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner: Future ....

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Nabokov

.... For me a work of fiction exists only insofar as it affords me what I .... be any more resonant of backwater?) bespeaks the environment typical of film noir or B ....

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The Romantic Comedy & the Crime Drama Genres

.... gangster films, film noir, combat films, screwball comedies, populist comedies, parody, black humor, clown comedy, horror films, science fiction, and fantasy. ....

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The Romantic Comedy and Crime Drama

.... gangster films, film noir, combat films, screwball comedies, populist comedies, parody, black humor, clown comedy, horror films, science fiction, and fantasy. ....

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The Nature of Freedom

.... This paper, focusing on three works of fiction Of the three .... of a young lower-middle- class pied-noir, with an .... simple taste for watching a banal film, having a ....

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Freedom in Absolute and Relative Terms

.... This paper, focusing on three works of fiction Of the three .... of a young lower-middle- class pied-noir, with an .... simple taste for watching a banal film, having a ....

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