From Melissa Goldstein’s piece for The New Yorker:

This week’s Summer Fiction Issue, “Crimes & Misdemeanors,” (and its video trailer) put me in mind not only of classic film noirs but also of photographers who take inspiration from the genre, including Cindy Sherman, David Lynch, and Philip-Lorca diCorcia. These highly charged images, often modeled after film stills, are rich in atmosphere and style and evoke narrative pull, leading the viewer to think about the moments before and after the snap of the shutter.

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