Tag Archives: Noir

What i Watched Last Night: Double Indemnity (1944)

Director: Billy Wilder Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Edward G. Robinson  Despite being only the third out of Billy Wilder’s twenty six features, Double Indemnity  is perhaps his most highly regarded work, even beating out future mainstream hits like Sunset Boulevard  and Some Like it Hot (it came out six years prior to the former, […]

What I Watched Last Night: Sunset Boulevard (1950)

Director: Billy Wilder Cast: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Nancy Olson, Eric Von Stronheim Sunset Boulevard is a classic noir thriller from old school master Billy Wilder, who also directed Double Indemnity and Some Like It Hot. Struggling writer Joe Gillis (William Holden) teeters on the edge of bankruptcy as he attempts to get his movie […]