Recent Examples of noir from the Web
Yes, the film noir follows the rags-to-riches ascent of a strong-willed single mom.
The protagonist of this noir novel is a crime writer who has just moved to a small Turkish village that is veering toward violence.
A noir look further sets the show apart from the CW pack.
Breaking Through Barriers revives this Charles Ludlam comedy, a film noir homage to the likes of Raymond Chandler and James M. Cain.
The Pitch Perfect star, who previously wore Ralph and Russo to the Oscars this year, paired the see-through dress with black undergarments, stiletto boots and noir nail polish.
It now is surrounded by 32 acres of pinot noir and 3 acres of chardonnay, which go into producing a dozen different bottlings of estate wines.
Re-reading Henning Mankell’s Sidetracked… contemporary Euro-noir mystery writer, a favorite of Ed Hardy… ()
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Origin and Etymology of noir
short for film noir
First Known Use: 1977
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