That’s the refrain so often uttered when it comes to well-known books that are turned into films. Yet, we know that’s not always true, and there are even times when a film is so good at realizing its vision, that it forever casts a shadow over the book that preceded it. 3,456 more words
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For our last post of 2017 we welcome back to the blog James Ellroy aficionado and all-round good guy Jason Carter. Here’s Jason’s bio:
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Jason Carter is an unofficial Ellroy scholar with 20-years of Ellrovian tutelage under his belt.
Behind door 7 of The James Proclaims Advent Calendar of Christmas(ish) Films we find the neo-noir crime masterpiece that is LA Confidential.
Released in 1997, it’s hard to believe this movie is twenty years old. 307 more words