RARA-AVIS: Types of noir (was Re: Pop. 1280)

From: Jacques Debierue ( matrxtech@yahoo.com)
Date: 28 Jul 2007

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Michael Robison
<miker_zspider@...> wrote:

> Shakespeare's Macbeth comes to mind. Great noir scene
> with her trying to wash the blood from her hands.
> Lots of (gratuitous?) violence, too. Bill was a crowd
> pleaser.

So, do you think Macbeth is psycho noir? Who is the psycho? I can't see Macbeth as noir, let alone psycho noir... though one could adapt the story to make a noir novel or film. I bet the Hollywood boys have done it, more than once or ten times.



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