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#2: Film Noir 

The Definition:

film noir : a type of crime film featuring cynical malevolent characters in a sleazy setting and an ominous atmosphere that is conveyed by shadowy photography and foreboding background music

Editor's Note:

"This definition offers a thorough and satisfying definition of the genre, using unusually colorful language."

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