Film Noirchives - OUT OF THE PAST

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  • Windmolen
    Windmolen 25 days ago

    Where did you find that quote by Mitchum? I've been looking everywhere for it.

  • melvina628
    melvina628 Month ago

    Somebody went to film school. I enjoyed learning something today.

  • MaliceInCandyland
    MaliceInCandyland Month ago

    I hope you make more of these. But 30s/40s/50s films; not neo-noir. I love your noir commentary even though it's a little un-politically correct at times for me.

  • MSB 1791
    MSB 1791 2 months ago


  • Gavin Lawson
    Gavin Lawson 3 months ago

    great movie...mitchum was the epitome of cool in this movie...

  • JustAintThatWay
    JustAintThatWay 3 months ago

    Not just the greatest noir all time but imnlo* one of the 10 best movies ever made.

    * in my non learned opinion.

    NHMO OYTIS 3 months ago

    Stumbled on this film on the late night movie many decades ago, early '80s, watched because I'd loved Mitchum (who was indeed a MAN) since I was a kid in the '50s but had never seen OOtP. was a long time before I read it was a classic noir. Best line: "I dowanna die but if I do I'm gonna die last" which I said to my doc in the '90s when I was diagnosed with cancer and he said I could be dead in 6 months. That was 25 years ago.

  • OsakaRose
    OsakaRose 3 months ago

    *Always loved Robert Mitchum & Kirk Douglas. Back when men were men. They didn't drink soymilk, they drank whiskey! Been decades since I watched "Out of the Past". Need to find it & watch again. Don't take so long next time to give us a "Film Noirchives", Razor!*

  • htickle1
    htickle1 3 months ago

    whenever I think of all the actors to play Philip Marlowe: Bogart, Powell, George and Robert Montgomery (no relation) Garner, Gould, Carney, Boothe, Glover or Caan there will only one above all else who will always embody who Philip Marlowe truly is and that is Robert Mitchum.

  • Jack of All Claws
    Jack of All Claws 3 months ago

    Ok palookas, place ya bets, how long until Razorfist talks about Rita Hayworth?

  • Flamesphere
    Flamesphere 3 months ago +2

    He just hates Blade Runner 2049 doesn’t he😂

  • Robert McCarthy
    Robert McCarthy 4 months ago

    You can find out of the past on Dailymotion, but it has commercials

  • Uday Thambimuthu
    Uday Thambimuthu 4 months ago

    Man, movies today are far cry from what they used to be. Back then it was all substance with a few effects that were used to actually accentuate the themes of the movie, now we have CGI for the sake of CGI.
    Tried taking a film studies course, the entire syllabus was basically romantic comedies (I walked out when the teacher said we were screening sleepless in seattle) and B and C grade horror movies (jason x was on the syllabus, for fucks sake).
    Film is a dying art, along with video games, music, comedy, painting and even sculpture (welding art is cool, other modern 'sculpture', not so much).

  • clattereffect
    clattereffect 4 months ago

    great analysis on Out of the Past. Touch of Evil would be a good one to do.

  • Aerspasius
    Aerspasius 4 months ago

    Any chance you’d review the third man?

  • Dan W
    Dan W 5 months ago

    Ah, when men were actually men, and women were women. Phenomenal review, as always. Classy and sophisticated. I should have watched it drinking a glass of dry red wine.

  • Corno di Bassetto
    Corno di Bassetto 5 months ago

    The prolific hoarse-voiced humunulus, Percy Helton at 13:11.

  • John McGlasson
    John McGlasson 6 months ago

    Razor is a multi-dimensional dude. Classy.

  • TheFree2last1
    TheFree2last1 6 months ago

    Ok my mouth is watering, this is so COOL.
    I wish really wish we would see film noir movies again, and like this in full quality and suspense.
    Thank You by the way for bringing this back to our attention, most viewers needed that.

  • gerry o sullivan
    gerry o sullivan 6 months ago +1

    Baffles me how film noir could be called mysogonistic,you don’t see femme fatales cooking,cleaning or brooding for babies.They are confident,independent and wrap men around their fingers.
    Maybe the fact that they never get away with their crimes is seen as sexist but that was more a hays code thing

  • Tonto Schwartz
    Tonto Schwartz 6 months ago

    an absolutely excellent breakdown of this fabulous film.

  • Jan Little
    Jan Little 6 months ago

    To me, this is NoirNumberOne.

  • Habs8691
    Habs8691 6 months ago

    So, tell us how you feel about Eddie Muller. This is probably the best review of OOTP I've ever seen. Right on.

  • heroesytumbas
    heroesytumbas 6 months ago

    Looking forward for Night and the City. Great series man.

  • Lieutenant Dude
    Lieutenant Dude 7 months ago +2

    Robert Mitchum’s crack about acting being so easy a dog could do it is something I wish Hollywood today would remember. Acting is easy, Hollywood just has poor standards today. Their sense of superiority is totally unearned.

    • Kartik Ayysola
      Kartik Ayysola 4 months ago

      I agree. Acting is all about getting out of your own way and allowing yourself to get immersed in a character. Your own tastes and proclivities shouldn't have any bearing on the character in my opinion.

  • NPC379111729
    NPC379111729 7 months ago

    Also the Big heat with Glenn Ford, who never made a bad movie btw.👍🏻👍🏻

  • NPC379111729
    NPC379111729 7 months ago

    I can watch noir all day. Great review as usual. Please do I walk Alone with Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas next. Amazing noir and Lizabeth Scott is amazing in it too.

  • Muni mouse
    Muni mouse 7 months ago

    "Going to school to learn how to be tall. "

  • Richard Carlsen
    Richard Carlsen 7 months ago

    I despise your politics, but your music and movie analysis is on point. Well done.

  • BearCup
    BearCup 7 months ago

    I just come here for the music

  • crushingalldeceivers
    crushingalldeceivers 7 months ago +1

    This is without a doubt the best film noir ever made and probably in the top 10 movies of all time.

  • Jeff
    Jeff 7 months ago

    Brilliant review man, very astute.

  • Gautham Khandige
    Gautham Khandige 7 months ago

    Great video. Cheers!

  • Random Human
    Random Human 7 months ago

    Alright I've got an idea, but I don't really know how to explain it.
    I think that The Call of Cthulhu may be a hard-boiled/cosmic horror story.

  • Caleb Schramm
    Caleb Schramm 7 months ago +1

    I came to the channel for Black Metal, and found my fix for movie breakdown and analysis...

    • Constantin
      Constantin 7 months ago +1

      You're in for a treat. Razorfist covers a surprising variety of topics, and is always entertaining and insightful. Bar none the best channel on this dying platform.

    • Barbarella Alpha
      Barbarella Alpha 7 months ago +1

      Welcome to the gang!

  • André Hamman
    André Hamman 7 months ago

    love this stuff

  • Surly Tim's Fun Bunker 2.0

    Although a recent discovery, your content has become an addiction to me and your "Film Noirchives" [like your "Shadow" material] has reignited my passion for both. Thank You!

  • Aramonde Hasashi
    Aramonde Hasashi 7 months ago

    My favorite Razor series

  • gman064
    gman064 7 months ago +1

    Sounds like an anti Gillette ad

  • Adam N
    Adam N 7 months ago +1

    Excellent idea for a series. Not quite part of this genre, but did anyone see Fritz Lang's first film shot in the USA, Fury? Starred Spencer Tracey, pretty pretty good film.

    • Adam N
      Adam N 7 months ago +1

      @Constantin Oh, and it's a shame what horrible people Fonda's kids turned out to be.

    • Adam N
      Adam N 7 months ago +1

      @Constantin Yeah I came across it on TCM here in Australia on Foxtel. I can remember also being a little disappointed he didn't let them all "take the fall". But in the end he conducts himself with honesty and integrity, so there's that.
      I'll keep a look out for that "You only live once". Original Thief series was fantastic btw.

    • Constantin
      Constantin 7 months ago

      I did. Really enjoyed that movie, although was slightly disappointed with the ending; I understood the message behind it, but I hate that justice wasn't served. However, I liked his "You only live once" movie from 1937 even more, staring Henry Fonda. That one was really good.

  • Jack
    Jack 7 months ago

    Man I love these so much. They've given me a lot of great movies to watch and appreciate.

  • Lonnie Olafson
    Lonnie Olafson 7 months ago +1

    Back in the day when all you had was story and acting, also referred to as the good old days.

  • Benjamin Rood
    Benjamin Rood 7 months ago

    This was truly fantastic.
    Why don't _you_ have a show on TCM and why aren't those hacks out on their ass?

  • Lorraine M
    Lorraine M 7 months ago

    This made my day! I've always loved film noir, and I enjoyed your analysis of it. Thank you!

  • XXthekingofyouXX
    XXthekingofyouXX 7 months ago

    Welcome back, my son. Great vid. Always loved Noir films. And now that I know how much they trigger SJWs I love them even more.

  • Sheerkat7
    Sheerkat7 7 months ago +3

    Love Film Noir, it's my favorite genre.Gloria Grahame was the best of the Femme Fatales. I can't stomach the PC/Toxic Feminist/ SJW/Cultural Marxist crap they are foisting on us now. Well done critique, R.

  • plumlogan
    plumlogan 7 months ago

    I've seen Mitchum miss his mark a couple of times, but when he was on there was nobody better

  • Kyle Hyde
    Kyle Hyde 7 months ago

    Razor almost sounds like he has a golden voice in this. Fitting.

  • SLAYER huh
    SLAYER huh 7 months ago +1

    Look at what they stole from us.

  • Dusty Boot
    Dusty Boot 7 months ago


  • Jeffrey Grimm
    Jeffrey Grimm 7 months ago

    I have been waiting for Razor to spotlight this classic from the beginning of this series. Excellent. I also recommend Mitchum and Greer in "The Big Steal", while not as bold as "Out of the Past", slow-witted American pig dogs might find it enjoyable. GFS

  • Lucas
    Lucas 7 months ago

    0:48 maaan... that is a great quote

  • JustAintThatWay
    JustAintThatWay 7 months ago

    A review worthy of the masterpiece itself. Sure a couple more well known slash appreciated noirs but for me OOTP the best ever - and not just based on the cast performances & cinematography altho both iconically superb, it's the script that I always enjoy most, so many quotable lines.
    Bravo again TR & t/y for this YT.

  • Matthew KsE
    Matthew KsE 7 months ago

    Sexy Jazz Time with your stud RazorFist Lol. And boy, they don't make women like that anymore. Just a classically beautiful attractive woman.

  • The Thought Criminal
    The Thought Criminal 7 months ago

    It's funny, while watching the clips you gave us, one of the first things I thought to myself was the women were intelligently written. A time period feminists would call misogynistic….the hate they espouse with the fraise...."in the past...," is nothing more than a blatant lie. Fucking anti-capitalist, Marxist, communist mother fuckers.

  • kris guntner
    kris guntner 7 months ago

    I didn't know about this one.
    Thanks for bringing it to my attention.

  • Inigo montoya
    Inigo montoya 7 months ago

    Dude, I just stumbled across your channel and you dude, are fucking great!

  • kevlarandchrome
    kevlarandchrome 7 months ago

    You're performing a true service to humanity and the arts by introducing this genre to a new generation Razor. Always looking forward to the next installment.

  • Matthew Fauria
    Matthew Fauria 7 months ago

    The erotic savagery of the dialogue in these movies always get me, good shit as always.

  • Hanzo
    Hanzo 7 months ago

    Mitchum always had that blank aloof demeanor to him. He always looked like he was half awake lol