--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "gsp.schoo@..." <gsp.schoo@...> wrote:
> Regarding retro noir: yes, I too feel that after the summation of
"No Country for Old Men" in text and film, there's room for little more than rehash and pastiche. An ending.
On the other hand, contemporary noir should continue to thrive, as the
work of Jason Starr and several other raravian favorites shows. The
genre at its best is hardly a gimmick, and it will be even less so now
that reality is surpassing fiction. My point is that you can remove
practically all the artificiality and still have great noir stories in
totally realistic settings.
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