What is film noir? I like this explanation--Shadows and Satin
The B&N 50% off Criterion Collection sale is in full swing. You have until December 1 to take advantage of the savings--Barnes and Noble
I've always thought Pinnochio (1940) was intense for a children's movie, but it sounds pretty lightweight compared to the story from the source novel--The Dissolve
The Dissolve has also posted a great essay about the production of Pinnochio.
While I'm glad that the recently announced changes at Turner will not have a significant impact on TCM programming and community outreach, I was saddened to hear that several employees did lose their jobs. Hopefully they will all find work quickly because they've got a fantastic previous employer on their resumes--Cinematically Insane