TRENCHCOAT-NOIR Category

THE NIGHT BELONGS TO MICHELOB.

Please start watching repeatedly: My definition of heaven can be¬†witnessed during those precious 32 precious seconds. Shadowy streets, sexy glares, after hours, ripping saxophone, golden bubbly streams of beer and couples escaping into the night in their trenchcoats. The brilliant minds at the Michelob company sure knew what they were talking about when they came […]

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NIGHT MOVES.

Easily one of the top 3 happenings of last year was when TNUC coined the term trenchcoat-noir, a genre of music that’s been with us for decades but just never had a proper title. Once in a while a tender slice of trenchcoat-noir comes my way and hits me square in the face, right out […]

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TRENCHCOAT-NOIR.

The late-great Benjamin Orr (The Cars) released a song in 1986 that would remain forever in our hears but lost in the shadows for years after it’s initial success. ‘Stay the Night’ is the musical equivalent to that brisk breeze at night that makes the little hairs on your arm stand up. If you have […]

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MICHAEL DOUGLAS STRESSED OUT SEX THRILLERS.

Nobody graces the screen with barely legal levels of stress and is pushed to the ultimate brink like our pal Michael Douglas. I mean nobody. From 1987 to 1994 alone he was involved in 3 seductive thrillers with some of the most luscious ladies in the business. These films featured unforgettable steamy scenes as well […]

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TAKEN BY THE NIGHT.

Sometimes at the end of a long night when she’s finished delivering pizzas, the only way home is to ride her motorbike down one of the most notorious back alleys of the city. Her tires roll over the damp and blackened pavement. She tries to block out the filth and slime of the late evening […]

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WINDOW WATCHING.

The nightmare continues today with one of Brad Fiedel’s peculiar pieces from his 1985 score of Fright Night, an appropriate selection entitled ‘Window Watching’. This song will terrify your neighbors and at the same time make them envy your every move. They will talk amongst themselves, gossiping and claiming that the moans and screams they […]

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