By Paula R. Stiles
[spoilers for season six]
The showrunners for Supernatural have made a big deal about this season being “noir”. But what does that mean? Well, season six had various themes and tropes that referenced previous film noir classics. This is not an exhaustive list, but I’ll try to cover the main bases.
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
No discussion of film noir is complete without including Humphrey Bogart. True, film noir is seen as largely a post-war trope, …