American Film. Comparative Study. American Film – Comparative Study. Context Why are the classic noir films obsessed with the femme fatale? Why are the male protagonists usually loners? Why is the look of the films so stylised? List some classic noir film titles.
Edward Hopper’s paintings were said to have been a visual influence on the noir style. In what way?
What is it about this image from a noir film that has clear genre signifiers?
Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)
3. Is The Last Seduction a B-Movie? Explain.