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

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 28 Jul 2007

Mark wrote:

I'm with Mario. For me, there's a big difference between a character's being psycho and going insane. Lou Ford is psycho from the beginning of The Killer Inside Me. Lady Macbeth is driven insane. Both her and her husband's descent begins with rationally considered steps to gain power.

************ So you're saying that psycho noir requires the character to be crazy from the word go? OK. I guess that means that Pop. 1280 isn't psycho noir either. Cool with me.


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