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Neo-noir

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What is NEO-NOIR? What does NEO-NOIR mean? NEO-NOIR meaning, definition & explanation

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FRAMED Film Noir/Neo Noir - Film&Comp

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Neo-Noir Trailer

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Pulse - Neo-Noir Short Film

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Film Noir & Neo-Noir - Video Essay

Neo-noir is a modern or contemporary motion picture rendition of film noir. The term film noir was applied to crime movies of the 1940s and 1950s, most produced in the United States. It meant dark movie, indicating a sense of something sinister and shadowy, but also expressing a style of cinematography. The film noir genre includes stylish Hollywood crime dramas, often with a twisted dark wit. Neo-noir has a similar style but with updated themes, content, style, visual elements or media.
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