I've been re-watching "Black Lagoon." For those of you who don't know, it is a bit of genuine seinen noir about the adventures of the "transportation" company, Black Lagoon.
Republishing this because I think Noir deserves more love! Noir means black in French. It is also used to describe a style of film making with cynicism, moral ambiguity, and pessimism. Characters in noir are typically hard-boiled, unsentimental and Machiavellian.... Continue Reading →