‘I did it for the money. I did it for the woman.’

‘I didn’t get the money. I didn’t get the woman.’

I love film noir. I’m sort of obsessed with it. Double Indemnity is probably the greatest example of how great it can be but it’s also just a straight-up incredible film, regardless of genre. When I watch it I think about the words and the shadows. I go away and I can’t stop thinking about it. I have to hold the thoughts in and not bring it up randomly in conversation. I make endless connections and relate it to unrelated things because I want it to be part of everything. I mean, c’mon, it’s Wilder x Chandler… It’s a fucking masterpiece.

And Barbara Stanwyck, what a badass.

This little (sort of cheesy) documentary covers most of why it’s one of the greatest films you’ll ever be lucky enough to see.

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