Contributing writer for The Artifice.
Junior Contributor I
What is the value of black and white in a color world?
In recent years, black and white movies have become largely a thing of the past. Is their death except as art-house fare a death to be lamented? What do black and white movies bring to the experience of movie-going that color films do not? In this sense, is it defensible, for example, to say that LA Confidential is a film noir and not a film couleur?