Please use this Discussion Topic to comment in response to this important, thorough overview essay by director/screenwriter/theorist Paul Schrader. In the Course Content section of Content in our LEO Classroom, you should find both my intro and the essay itself, in addition to my notes on Film Noir. In addition, a link to this resource can be found in the “Week 3 Learning Resources” accordion folder in Week Three Content.
If you are having a problem with the link in Learning Resources to Paul Schrader’s “Notes on Film Noir” essay. this essay also appears elsewhere in our LEO Classroom at:
found (with a brief intro) in Course Content in Content at:
Let me know if these links do or don’t work for you. I’d also be interested to hear whether the link in Learning Resources worked for you, or if it didn’t, so that I may better troubleshoot any technical snags we might encounter in the class.
If the links above don’t work for you, here is another to the PDF version: