'Desert Fury' and 'Leave Her to Heaven'
seriously perverse "Technicolor noirs"
from the 1940s, Desert Fury
and Leave Her to Heaven
are two of the wackiest finds at the Noir City series—a week's worth of $10 double features launching the new year-round SIFF Cinema. Oedipal passions! Gay gangsters!
Obsessive love! Dreamboat Burt Lancaster and then icy-hot Gene Tierney! These are not archetypal noirs
, but they're dark as night. (SIFF Cinema
, 321 Mercer St
. Desert Fury at 1, 5:05, and 9:10 pm,
Leave Her to Heaven at 3 and 7 pm
, $10 for two consecutive shows
A pair of