The "big house," midnight cityscapes, and sleazy hotels, yes -- but swamps? produce markets? LSD parties? Judging by the Roxie's exhaustive, 19-day festival, film noir is the most democratic of genres, placing its hapless heroes and molls with claws not only in the familiar noir haunts but also in a dizzying array of hitherto unglimpsed, but surprisingly hospitable, locales. In Jules Dassin's... More >>>