holocene Examples on the Web : noun

There’s a very poignant, very raw scene in Steve McQueen’s erotic noir that illustrates just this.

Deanna Janes, Harper’s BAZAAR, 25 May 2022

There’s enough there to justify labeling it a crime story, a Persian noir.

Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 May 2022

Some of the lingo in the tale, a comic noir set mostly in the 1940s, comes directly from the books and movies of that era.

Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express-News, 17 May 2022

The crime is coming from inside the house in Netflix’s underbaked noir, starring Jason Segel, Lily Collins, and Jesse Plemons.

Leah Greenblatt, EW.com, 18 Mar. 2022

In the tradition of L.A.-based detective noir, Altman applied the skepticism once accorded to muckraking journalists and political satirists.

Armond White, National Review, 4 May 2022

Jackie and Rachel Robinson, known as the couple noir, lived on Avenue de Gaspé in the francophone neighborhood of Villeray.

David M. Shribman, WSJ, 11 Apr. 2022

There is a large glasshouse to invite natural light in what is otherwise a small space and the roof is finished in glossy noir to add to the tech gadget aesthetic.

Nargess Banks, Forbes, 10 Dec. 2021

His work on Batman: The Animated Series crystalized a take on the character that honored both his origins in superhero comics for kids and his roots in pulp and noir.

Joe George, Men’s Health, 2 Mar. 2022

recent Examples on the Web : adjective

While not technically a crime drama, Borgen season 4 cements itself firmly in the Scandi-noir category through its amped up characterization of lead character Nyborg (depicted by Sidse Babett Knudsen), whose ruthless tactics step up in this season.

Ali Pantony, Glamour, 12 June 2022

Cowan is aces as a doe-eyed femme fatale in a noir horror movie fueled by gonzo B-movie energy.

Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 2 June 2022

Peter Five Eight, a noir drama with Spacey’s first starring role since his career came to a halt in 2017, just screened out-of-competition at Cannes.

Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 31 May 2022

Only 100 to 200 examples of the noir Heuer Monaco are reported to have been made.

Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 27 May 2022

This gives the movie a vaguely noir look, which adds to its sustained mood of mild, or not-so-mild, menace.

Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, 1 June 2022

The noir-themed world of Superplastic feels more like The Matrix than Wonderland.

Marty Swant, Forbes, 30 Apr. 2022

Not only that, but as with noir, the mashups reverberate both ways.

David L. Ulin, Los Angeles Times, 14 Apr. 2022

Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica and the rest of the Riverdale crew deal with everything from serial killers to organized crime, all in a noir-ish atmosphere.

Marisa Lascala, Good Housekeeping, 22 Apr. 2022

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