Back from their one-week break, Wade and Kevin continue their Summer of Darkness series on film noir by crossing the Atlantic to check out Elevator to the Gallows, the Miles Davis-scored noir that launched the careers of director Louis Malle and star Jeanne Moreau. Also lighting up the screen this week is the new release Tesla, an unconventional, postmodern biopic featuring Ethan Hawke in the role of the enigmatic, withdrawn inventor.

Music interlude by h3h h4hgar, ìWater.î Used under Creative Commons license 3.0.