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hoodeyo

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Not necessarily- (spoilers)


Double Indemnity, Sunset Boulevard, Out of the Past. Sometimes noir anti-heros get caught and go to jail like The Killing.

Agree there's something different about the Sam Spade/Philip Marlowe type of existentialist detective vs. the gangster that goes down in a blaze of glory though.

(In response to this post by Jimmy Jazz)

Posted: 04/17/2019 at 8:37PM



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