Reading During These Times

Reading During These Times

Whether it be wartime, or in this case, pandemic, people tend to choose books that are pure escapism. There’s science fiction and fantasy, a cup of tea with a cozy mystery, or the tie-it-up- with-a-red-ribbon romance. The hardiest reader may choose a book that reads...
Film Noir on Kanopy

Film Noir on Kanopy

If you go on Kanopy and search “Film Noir”, three categories appear: Classic Noir, Neo Noir, and International Noir. Reviewing the first reveals a hodgepodge of films. Classics, yes, but not necessarily film noir classics. In fact, some should be viewed as...