Tag Archives: noir

Dial “M” For Murder at Liverpool Playhouse ****

Many will recognise this title as one of the legendary Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpieces of film making. For one week only, Liverpool Playhouse brings writer Frederick Knott’s crime thriller to the stage, adapted by director Lucy Bailey. The plot centres around a … Continue reading

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Fincher, 2011) ****

After you get past the completely ludicrous and pop video-esque opening credits, you’ll find an absolutely brilliant movie and an understated rising star in Rooney Mara. SPOILER WARNING Set against a cold, harsh, yet beautiful Swedish landscape, The Girl With … Continue reading

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