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Catch Up on Your Femme Fatales

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It's halfway through this series, but with an idea this glorious it's better late than never. Cinefamily is devoting it's Saturday Noir Matinees in June to a series called Femme Fatale Hall of Fame.

Upon reflection, femme fatales seem to be a thing of the past. Could that be true? Have we become scared of the femme fatale and her wiles, such that we no longer want her to exist, even onscreen? Or has Angelina Jolie so completely and terrifically dominated and rewritten the prototype that no one else can even come close to taking a crack at it?

Anyway, here are some descriptions of movies in the series already shown and upcoming to whet your palate, courtesy of the Cinefamily website: