film noir

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a movie that is marked by a mood of pessimism, fatalism, menace, and cynical characters

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Photo: (1) While acknowledging the film-noir influences in ``U-Turn'' (starring Jennifer Lopez and Sean Penn), director Oliver Stone thinks there is ``a lot more hope'' in his film.
Flipping A stylish film-noir action thriller set in a Hollywood organized crime scene.