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05/18/2019

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Never heard of this one but have added it to my list.

This is on its way to me via the library.

Have you ever seen the 2006 movie Brick? It's a noir film set in a contemporary high school; but it's very clever in that all the characters talk the same sort of dialogue that they did in old noir movies, and all the noir tropes are there. It's mostly played straight, but parts of it are very funny, related to the juxtaposition of noir sensibilities and high school life.

No, but I see it's on Netflix.

The other night on Amazon Prime's list of "stuff you might like" the old TV series Naked City appeared. On a whim I watched the first episode. It was surprisingly good. Not great, and I'm not going to watch the whole series, but definitely better than I expected.

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