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New Noir: is BRICK the new MALTESE FALCON?


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Do you think Film Noir is so much a part of the classic Hollywood era that contemporary Film Noir falls short?

 

Steve Hayes puts BRICK and THE MALTESE FALCON in the same league. Do you agree?

 

See STEVE HAYES: Tired Old Queen at the Movies - THE MALTESE FALCON and BRICK here:

 

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I also liked *Brick* and I think Joseph Gordon- Levitt is great in this, also see *2007?s The Lookout* I?d call the film a Neo-Noir. The dialog sounds like a 40?s noir film but it takes place in our time, not Bogart?s. It is however an interesting concept.

But comparing it to *The Maltese Falcon* maybe a little far fetched.

 

 

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