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Re: Another Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Noir List
Posted by ChiBob on 8/11/2015, 10:08 am, in reply to "Re: Another Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Noir List"
The dangers these lists have is to give the millennial/hipster generation a false historical perspective of what noir is. When I saw that they put The Woman in the Window at #1 I began a belly laugh that lasted until I saw the entire list of 100. Imo, lists like this don't help the understanding of noir whatsoever. Even some of the comments they make on the smattering I read really don't bring any new insight compared to the comments made on the BB over the years. The list does the impossible, that being, making the preposterous AFI list of the best 100 American films look good. Maybe it's just best to have a moratorium on the "the best" lists in general, and just say that "I likes what I likes":-)