The Noir Template: Desperation

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Robert Ryan in The Set-Up, directed by Robert Wise, 1949.

I don’t think there’s a better shot to exemplify what Noir means. Just look at how the desperation is visualized in a stark, harrowing beauty. There is no way out.

Halloween is over, and Noir-vember is upon us.

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