Thriller Rod Lott
Despite how Warner Archive has branded it, 1963’s FBI Code 98 is not — repeat: not
— film noir. All film noir is crime, but not all crime is film noir.
That vaulted subgenre requires darkness, whereas this feature is so
light and breezy, it’s practically a recruiting tool for the federal
agency. It even has its own marching music.
Pop Louis Fowler
The guys of Oklahoma City’s Code 22 seem like a likable group of fellas. Their latest release, Going Soft: The Acoustic Album!, is
likable enough as well — so likable that on first listen, I took its
clean, acoustic sound and clear, unstressed vocals as an alternative