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In Loyalty to Our Kind*

In Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, Hercule Poirot solves the stabbing murder of wealthy American businessman Samuel Ratchett. The victim is killed on the second night of a three-day trip across Europe on the famous Orient Express, and the only possible suspects are the other passengers in the same car. 1,049 more words

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The Black Dahlia

Miscast, and not at all curious about its characters. James Ellroy (who wrote the novel) and De Palma are simpatico. They are stylists to the bone. 118 more words


LA Confidential (1997)

rate: ☆☆☆☆☆

cast: Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger, Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito

director: Curtis Hanson

One squeaky clean cop, another violent cop, a celebrity cop, a beautiful celebrity lookalike, and a mysterious call-girl service, Fleur-de-Lis, are all tangled in a web the cops must unravel. 456 more words


New L.A. Confidential Series Under Development!

Finally, some Ellroy related news! For months and months I’ve been eagerly awaiting any announcements regarding Ellroy’s long awaited, and yet unnamed, Perfidia sequel. But alas! 659 more words

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Το 'L.A. Confidential' γίνεται σίριαλ για το CBS.

Το βιβλίο του James Ellroy στο οποίο πριν 20 χρόνια ο σεναριογράφος-σκηνοθέτης Curtis Hanson βάσισε το κινηματογραφικό L.A. Confidential’ με πρωταγωνιστές τoυς Russel Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Perce και Kim Basinger, θα μεταφερθεί με μεγαλύτερη πιστότητα αυτή τη φορά στη μικρή οθόνη μέσα από ένα νουάρ τηλεοπτικό σίριαλ που προετοιμάζει το αμερικάνικο δίκτυο CBS σε συνεργασία με το βετεράνο 14 more words


Page Turning - Another Three

Crikey, here we are already with September under way and autumn barrelling down on us with the onset of cold mornings and the tug of breezes forgotten. 929 more words


James Ellroy Glossary

In this post our Guest Writer Jason Carter excavates and restores an early companion to the Demon Dog’s work:

James Ellroy has one of the strongest commands of language of anyone I’ve ever encountered, writer or otherwise.  1,412 more words

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