The phrase Film Noir is French for "Black Film" and is a cinematic term used to describe the type of films created with a low-key black-and-white visual style, most notably crime dramas created in the period spanning from the early 1940's to the late 1950's in Hollywood, an era that is now known as the film noir period. These films are the forerunner for the police procedural and classic detective shows popular on TV today, with subjects that tend to focus upon cynical attitudes and sexual motivations to the crimes being explored in them. Classic examples of this type of film include The Big Sleep , Night and the City , and Gun Crazy , and it was not uncommon for screenwriters to rip the subjects for their films right out of the newspaper headlines of the day. You might think that TV shows like Law & Order , and CSI originated the genre, but any classic film buff can tell you.. read more
20th Oct 2011 - L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition, in addition to being made available for PC, is coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this November. Similar to its PC counterpart, L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition on consoles will feature all of the previously released DLC including the Nicholson Electroplating Arson case, the Reefer Madness Vi.. Read More.
28th Sep 2011 - Rockstar Games and Team Bondi confirmed today that L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition will launch on Windows PC, Steam, and OnLive in North America on November 8th, 2011 and in Europe on November 11th, 2011. In addition to the original full game, L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition will include a multi-use code to access all downloadable a.. Read More.
22nd Jun 2011 - The next case for LA Noire has been released by Rockstar today. You can download it via PlayStation Network (£3.19) and Xbox LIVE (320 MS Points). For holders of the Rockstar Pass, the case is now unlocked for download at no charge. About Nicholson Electroplating At 9:45 in the morning, a thunderous explosion rocks Los Angeles. Ci.. Read More.
13th Mar 2011 - Like that new car smell, or the comfortable confidence that comes with getting used to a new neighborhood, the comfort level at PAX is growing, as is the sense of community that inspires attendees to hold events that rival those of the host and exhibitors -- but more on that last in a bit. The wide aisles are packed with the faithful, .. Read More.