What is neo noir film?
- Neo-noir. Neo-noir, as the term suggests, is contemporary noir. The film directors knowingly refer to 'classic noir' in the use of tilted camera angles, interplay of light and shadows, unbalanced framing; blurring of the lines between good and bad and right and wrong, and a motif of revenge, paranoia, and alienation, among other sensibilities .
A gangster gets released from prison and has to cope with the recent shifts of power between the gangs, while taking care of a thrill-seeking young woman, who got in bad company while gambling. Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Ryô Ikebe, Mariko Kaga, Takashi Fujiki, Naoki Sugiura. Votes: 3,470.
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. An unusual relationship forms as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade. Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello.
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Thriller. War. anti-war. Western. v. t. e. The following is a list of films belonging to the neo-noir genre. Following a common convention of associating the 1940s and 1950s with film noir, the list takes 1960 to date the beginning of the genre.
Neo-noir is a revival of film noir, a genre that had originally flourished during the post-World War II era in the United States—roughly from 1945 to 1960. The French term, film noir, translates literally to English as "black movie" or "dark movie", indicating sinister stories often presented in a shadowy cinematographic style.
- The Grifters (1990) Director: Stephen Frears. Jim Thompson’s hard-boiled writing has provided fertile source material for noir cinema, whether it be neo, 90s or otherwise.
- Basic Instinct (1992) Director: Paul Verhoeven. It would be a crime almost as heinous as the ones committed in Basic Instinct to omit it from a list about 90s noir.
- Deep Cover (1992) Director: Bill Duke. Laurence Fishburne and Jeff Goldblum’s terrific screen chemistry, a plethora of natty 90s threads and Snoop Dogg’s recording studio debut on the theme tune are just three reasons to recommend Bill Duke’s sizzling noir.
- One False Move (1992) Director: Carl Franklin. When three violent drug dealers leave six dead in LA and hotfoot it to Star City, Arkansas, it’s clear a classic confrontation is brewing.
Neo-noir Triple Feature. 7:00 PM. THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE (1973): In this neo-noir, Robert Mitchum portrays a two-time loser who tries to play both sides against the middle when an undercover cop asks him to inform against his friends in Boston's underworld to avoid a return trip to jail. Dir. Peter Yates 9:00 PM