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  • Basic Instinct

    Basic Instinct

    ★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    one of the most insufferable male leads i've ever had to watch. highly disappointed that catherine didn't kill him in the end.

  • Born to Kill

    Born to Kill

    ★★★★

    Claire Trevor is so stunning I didn't want the camera off of her for a single second.

    This was a great noir to find after being away from the genre so long. I haven't had this much fun watching a classic noir since seeing Fallen Angel (1945) a few years ago. It had a similar mood-- that delicious mixture of melodrama, romance, and mystery. As well as oddball side characters played by Elisha Cook Jr. and Esther Howard. There's a…