> Hardboiled is attitude.
> Noir is atmosphere.
> That which is tough and colloquial, whatever the
> ending, is hardboiled.
> That which is dark and sinister, whatever the ending,
> is noir.
> That which is tough and colloquial and dark and
> sinister, whatever the ending, is both hardboiled and
> Hope I've made it clear. It's really not that
> JIM DOHERTY
For what it's worth, I feel that Jim has put it succinctly
& I agree completely. I don't care enough to argue about
it but this sums up how I see the difference between the two.
Maybe we could put this one to pasture now - the archives are
full of discussions about this particular issue & Jim
must be getting a little weary of repeating his point.
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