By Roger Ebert
Occasionally there's simply not anything extra soaking up than gazing a film that actually seems at lifestyles at the darkish facet, revealing these darkish elements of human nature that we discover so facinating. In Roger Ebert's selections of 27 videos from the darkish facet, he bargains a diversified choice from a glance on the seamy facet of existence in L.A. in Chinatown to a backwoods homicide long gone incorrect in Blood uncomplicated. Throw in classics from Alfred Hitchcock, infamous and Strangers on a educate, and French excursions de strength, Bob le Flambeur and Touchez Pas au Grisbi and you've bought the primer on movie noir.
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