Examples from the Web for noir
It helps if there is some deeper truth inside the noir worth obsessing about.‘True Detective,’ Obsessive-Compulsive Noir, and ‘Twin Peaks’|Jimmy So|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Crime and noir have always told the story of people who decide to cross an invisible but palpable moral line.
Not surprisingly, given the elements (brooding auteur, noir template, gulag-y setting), the darker shades of emotion predominate.Geoff Dyer Takes on Andrei Tarkovsky’s Film ‘Stalker’ in ‘Zona’|Chris Wallace|February 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Noir pictures indeed, but that's what's churning through my head most days.
Ung myroir assiz en gaie (jais) noir, fait en manire de cueur, et de l'autre costel ung cueur en presse sur une marguerite.The First Governess of the Netherlands, Margaret of Austria|Eleanor E. Tremayne
It is not surprising that muscular groups accustomed to act in physiological unison should also be affected together (Noir).
Le Rouge et le Noir is the tragedy of energy and ambition, the epic of the struggle for existence.Modernities|Horace Barnett Samuel
Taine confesses to reading Le Rouge et le Noir between thirty and forty times.Egoists|James Huneker
Noir is inclined to apply this mechanism to the case of echolalics who are not actually blind.