Film Noir Category

5 Minute Edit of "The Big Combo" (1955)

Posted On October 17, 2013By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Thriller

The Big Combo (1955)

The Police Lt. Leonard Diamond of the 93 Precinct is obsessed to find evidences against the hoodlum Mr. Brown and unsuccessfully exceeds the budget after four years of investigation with his partner, Detective Sam Hill. Police Capt. Peterson orders him to stop the investigation, telling that his obsession is personal since he has fallen in love with Brown’s mistress Susan Lowell. But Susan tries to commit suicide and Diamond convinces his chief to follow one last lead, the name Alicia babbled by Susan in the hospital. The powerful Mr. BrownRead More
Kansas City Confidential (1952) 90to5ed by Kremzek

Posted On October 1, 2013By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery

Kansas City Confidential (1952)

A down-on-his-luck ex-GI finds himself framed for an armored car robbery. When he’s finally released for lack of evidence–after having been beaten up and tortured by the police–he sets out to discover who set him up, and why. The trail leads him into Mexico and a web of hired killers and corrupt cops. (Plot summary written by frankfob2@yahoo.com)   Runtime original: 01:39:00 —> Runtime at 90to5: 00:04:40   Director: Phil Karlson Writer: George Bruce (screenplay), Harry Essex (screenplay), Harold Greene (story), Rowland Brown (story), Phil Karlson (uncredited), John Payne (uncredited) Editor:Read More

Posted On September 9, 2012By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Thriller

M (1931)

A psychotic child murderer stalks a city, and despite an exhaustive investigation fueled by public hysteria and outcry, the police have been unable to find him. But the police crackdown does have one side-affect, it makes it nearly impossible for the organized criminal underground to operate. So they decide that the only way to get the police off their backs is to catch the murderer themselves. Besides, he is giving them a bad name. (Plot summary written by Ken Yousten)   Runtime original: 01:57:00 Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:50 Director: FritzRead More

Posted On September 9, 2012By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery

Kansas City Confidential (1952)

A down-on-his-luck ex-GI finds himself framed for an armored car robbery. When he’s finally released for lack of evidence–after having been beaten up and tortured by the police–he sets out to discover who set him up, and why. The trail leads him into Mexico and a web of hired killers and corrupt cops. (Plot summary written by frankfob2@yahoo.com)   Runtime original: 01:39:00 Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:48 Director: Phil Karlson Writer: George Bruce (screenplay), Harry Essex (screenplay), Harold Greene (story), Rowland Brown (story), Phil Karlson (uncredited), John Payne (uncredited) Editor: Buddy SmallRead More

Posted On September 8, 2012By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Thriller

M (1931)

A psychotic child murderer stalks a city, and despite an exhaustive investigation fueled by public hysteria and outcry, the police have been unable to find him. But the police crackdown does have one side-affect, it makes it nearly impossible for the organized criminal underground to operate. So they decide that the only way to get the police off their backs is to catch the murderer themselves. Besides, he is giving them a bad name. (Plot summary written by Ken Yousten)   Runtime original: 01:57:00 Runtime at 90to5: 00:04:54 Director: Fritz LangRead More

Posted On August 27, 2012By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Thriller

D.O.A. (1950)

Small-town accountant Frank Bigelow goes to San Francisco for a week’s fun prior to settling down with fiancée Paula. After a night on the town, he wakes up with more than just a hangover; doctors tell him he’s been given a “luminous toxin” with no antidote and has, at most, a week to live! Not knowing who did it or why, Bigelow embarks on a frantic odyssey to find his own murderer. (Plot summary written by Rod Crawford)   Runtime original: 01:23:00 Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:48 Director: Rudolph Maté Writer: RussellRead More

Posted On August 14, 2012By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery, Thriller

The Stranger (1946)

Charles Rankin is a professor in a respectable Connecticut town about to marry the daughter of a U.S. Supreme Court justice. But his name is fake and his past is filthy. An earnest convert to Christianity, who once ran a Nazi concentration camp, is capable of exposing him. So “Rankin” kills this little old man and buries his body in the forest. But he isn’t safe because an investigator from the War Crimes Commission is on his tail. Rankin will need his own wife to help him elude capture. ButRead More

Posted On August 10, 2012By TilIn Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery, Romance

Detour (1945)

In flashback, New York nightclub pianist Al Roberts hitchhikes to Hollywood to join his girl Sue. On a rainy night, the sleazy gambler he’s riding with mysteriously dies; afraid of the police, Roberts takes the man’s identity. But thanks to a blackmailing dame, Roberts’ every move plunges him deeper into trouble… (Plot summary written by Rod Crawford)   Runtime original: 01:07:00 Runtime at 90to5: 00:05:49 Director: Edgar G. Ulmer Writer: Martin Goldsmith (screenplay), Martin Goldsmith (original story), Martin Mooney (uncredited) Editor: George McGuire 90to5 Editor: Pablo Hernández More Info at IMDbRead More