|Film Noir is a genre of movies that were first produced just after World War II. Some of the best Film Noir movies are rnGilda, Mildred Pierce, The Big Sleep, Sunset Boulevard, Chinatown and L.A. Confidential. They can be in black and white or in color. Lights! Camera! Barbie! , the 2006 National Barbie Doll Convention held in Los Angeles, CA in July of 2006 was one of the best conventions ever. The convention celebrated Hollywood Glamour. Magia 2000 not only understood this but embraced it. There inspiration was Rita hayworth in Gilda, Grace Kelly in Hitchcock movies and Marilyn Monroe in - well, just about every movie she ever made.