Hotel Noir is a modern take on film noir classics of yesteryear, set in the 1950s and complete with dames, dolls, gumshoes, private dicks, boozy night clubs, lights playing on rain-soaked streets, you name it. If you're a fan of the genre, you owe it to yourself to check it out.
“Los Angeles, 1958: A detective holes up in a downtown hotel waiting for killers to come and get him. As one long night turns to day he meets various characters with haunted pasts of their own, and the truth is revealed of how he ended up in this predicament.”
Hotel Noir has an incredible, talented and eclectic cast led by Malin Åkerman, Kevin Connolly, Rosario Dawson, Danny DeVito, Robert Forster , Carla Gugino, Mandy Moore and Rufus Sewell.
Sebastian Gutierrez (Elektra Luxx) directs from his own script and starting today, October 9, you have the opportunity to see this little gem on VOD (it’s also playing in NY starting on Friday) thanks to Kickstarter and nearly 2000 backers. (In the interest of full-disclosure – I was one of them.)
Take a look at the trailer below. If you still need convincing, you can watch 10 minutes of the film in the video following the trailer. Enjoy! The film's website has a listings for VOD and more great content.