Film Noir: The Case for Black and White

Black and white has a gorgeous look in film. Let’s take a look at Film Noir to see what it can do better than color and study how the techniques of black and white filmmaking continue to influence modern filmmaking (especially Breaking Bad).


Movies (in order of appearance):
Double Indemnity (1944)
Touch of Evil (1958)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Hollow Men (TV show)
Casablanca (1942)
Point Blank (1967)
Se7en (1995)
Bound (1996)
The Big Combo (1955)
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