TOA/V: New Shorts from Alan Moore

This week’s entry for Todd’s round up of overlooked audio/visuals is the first two bits of a new project from Alan Moore. Not content with forays into comics, novels, music, magic and publishing, he’s teamed up with Mitch Jenkins to work on a ‘Northampton Noir’ series. Because of course Moore has discovered that NoHo ‘practically…

Tuesday’s Overlooked A/V: The Hitch-Hiker

Ida Lupino’s film noir debut, available free thanks to the Open Culture site. If you don’t know about them — well, there goes your productivity for the day. Books, audio and films galore. The RADA-trained English daughter of a stage comedian became best known for her increasingly dark films, no less than when she turned…

Tuesday’s Overlooked A/V: 22 Bullets

In the crime zone lately (I have so much to catch up on!) although last night we watched Resident Evil: Afterlife which might as well be called Resident Evil: We Don’t Even Bother with Narrative, as they just string along a bunch of things that happen and shoot a lot of zombies and edit poorly…

Tuesday’s Overlooked A/V: London Boulevard

You know I’m a sucker for Ken Bruen, so why has it taken so long to catch up with this 2010 neo-noir film? Not spectacularly successful, I’m not even sure it made it to American shores, my home at the time. I can see why it did not make a splash; people who were impressed…

TOA/V: Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid

Tuesday’s Overlook Audio/Visuals: Over at A Knife & A Quill I take a look at Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid. Be sure to drop by Todd’s for the round up of overlooked A/V.

Tuesday’s Overlooked A/V: The Third Man

Phone pics off the screen Hold on there, cookie! The Third Man, that classic Orson Welles film — overlooked?! Well, yeah, I dare to say it. I say it on the basis of so many people who are not film geeks who’ve either never heard of it though they might recognise the title or those…