American Neo-Noir

The Movie Never Ends

Book Description

After scores of books and commentaries on film noir and its classic period experts Alain Silver and James Ursini turn their full attention to neo-noir the self-conscious mannered sometimes ersatz and often surprising genre that sprang from the original movement. This volume surveys the full breath of American neo-noir its style and substance its evolution over succeeding generations of filmmakers from activist through postmodern to millennial and on with extensive illustrations in black-and-white and full-color that capture the genre's dramatic and visual essence.

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