Monthly Archives: April 2011

Blaxplotation and film noir in Jackie Brown (1997)

Quentin Tarantino has long been dedicated to create movies based on the films he loves and will commonly combine two separate genres to create a highbred film. In his 1997 film, Jackie Brown, Quentin Tarantino pays homage to two unique … Continue reading

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The Femme Fatale in Body Heat (1981)

The mystique of the femme fatale has long been a defining characteristic of film noir and 1981’s Body Heat is no exception. Our main character, Ned, has fallen victim to the lust filled trap of our femme fatale, Matty. While … Continue reading

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