Deadlier Than The Male: Filmi Femme Fatales in Ishqiya and 7 Khoon Maaf

Episode 51,   Nov 14, 2017, 05:26 AM

To celebrate #Noirvember, we discuss two contemporary neo-noirs that focus on the femme fatale archetype.

Show Notes:

Will we or won't we do an episode on Ittefaq (

Erin’s mother watched Dangal, and she loved it!

We miss Neale (! Listen to last year’s #Noirvember’s episode (

Film noir ( and Neo-noir (

#Noirvember and @oldfilmsflicker (

Bollywood noir

What songs are they using in Ishqiya, let Matt know

Femme fatale (

Ishqiya (


“Dil Toh Bachcha (”

Uttar Pradesh (

Dedh Ishqiya (

The Handmaiden (

(INTERVAL (“Darling (” from 7 Khoon Maaf)

7 Khoon Maaf (

Ruskin Bond ( and The Blue Umbrella (

Kind Hearts and Coronets (, Truffaut’s ( Mississipi [sic] Mermaid ( and The Bride Wore Black (, and Cornell Woolrich (

Anna Karenina ( versus Anna Karina (

Erin called the ending

Bluebeard (

Motivation for murder

We bring up Fitoor again… and What’s Your Raashee

Murder well

How people change depending on who they are with

The Love Witch (

“O’ Mama (”, “Bekaraan (”, and “Yeshu (”

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