New Noir DVD Reviews

Two new film noir reviews based on new DVD releases have just been published:

Nightmare Alley

Nightmare Alley (1947) by Tom Huddleston of

Nightmare Alley is an obscure post-war thriller, a noirish tale of circus fakes and con men every bit as crafty and exploitative as the characters it depicts, and just as much fun. Full Review

The Wrong Man (1956) by Dan Schneider of Blog Critics:

Perhaps [Alfred Hitchcok’s] most successful such ‘oddball’ film was 1956’s black and white social realism film The Wrong Man, starring Henry Fonda. It was manifestly influenced by the spate of European films that indulged in the Neo-Realistic style of such masters as Vittorio De Sica, Federico Fellini, and Roberto Rossellini. It was also based upon a real life case of mistaken identity in 1953 which nearly put an innocent man in prison. Full Review

The Wrong Man

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