Works featuring "noir" (5)
Face it: the best minds of many generation have been destroyed by madness trying to define film noir.

But here in Voidsville, madness is the starting point, so no problemo. Here, a work has a noir element if it features any of these three noir components:

Striking shadows or angular orientations. Together they impart mood of obscurity, unbalance, foreboding.
A protagonist, driven by desperation or obsession or memories, caught in a web of fate, likely doomed to end badly in some way.
Obscure, unbalanced, foreboding, desperate, obsessed, haunted, doomed