Dark and Deadly: The Noir Collection

The city was full of fascination and danger, like an exclusive curated collection of film noir on ARROW. I closed the creaking blinds in my run-down office, the slants of light picking out the all-too-many motes of dust drifting around lazily in the smoke from my cigarette. Hunching over my computer like a man in a high wind trying to light a match I typed in the address the broad had given me: arrow-player.com.

Something told me not to trust a syllable that she pouted out of her cherry-red mouth, but the look in her eyes and the swing in her hips convinced me otherwise. I was smacked in the kisser with the force of a brick from the third floor as it hit me: Dark & Deadly. This was my scene alright, as well as an exclusive Paul Joyce documentary —Dark and Deadly: 50 Years of Film Noir — there were noir highlights like The Big Combo and The Naked City.
The case, the city and the broad could wait.

  • Dark and Deadly: Fifty Years of Film Noir


    A documentary looking at the renaissance of the film noir genre, and talking to directors who are using it to reflect contemporary fears and fascinations.

  • The Long Haul of A.I. Bezzerides


    A celebration of the life of singular artist, A.I. Bezzerides; novelist, screenwriter, contemporary of William Faulkner and John Fante, and the last of the proletariat poets.