Intro To Noir

Brandi and Allen discuss noir in honor of SIFF Cinema’s Noir City series. In this piece they discuss the origins, characteristics of noir, important movies, and its influence  on modern cinema.

As a reminder, here are their top 5 noir films:


Spencer was born and raised in New Mexico. He grew up with the many great films of the 1980’s before having his world rocked after seeing The Usual Suspects. He moved to Washington State to go to the University of Washington, and currently any free time he currently has is split between working on film projects and watching films.

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