The Big Adios

Because we all go a little crazy sometimes… meditations on all things noir and hard-boiled.

Horror films always rely on manipulation of the senses. As Alfred Hitchcock famously said, “I enjoy playing the audience like a piano.”  And the keys of that cinematic piano often revolve around the senses. Who could forget the infamously slow eyeball impalement in Fulci’s Zombi, the ear-jarring screeches of Hitchcock’s The Birds, or the ghostly …

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