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I must have read The Black Dahlia about four times, now and I still love it even though I’ve come to see its many flaws. Ellroy had such a knack for hard-boiled dialogue, grotesque characters and dark scenes that I find myself swept along each time I pick it up. 40 more words
A couple of Saturdays ago, I returning home from a very pleasant family gathering at my youngest son’s home, I switched the television on more out of habit than anything else and there before my eyes was Detective Sergeant Jack Vincennes of the Los Angeles Police Department. 492 more words
LA Confidential. 3 words: Check. It. Out.
Don’t let the trailer fool you. This is one great movie. Seriously.
I initially decided to check out the film because I will watch anything starring Kevin Spacey (who wouldn’t?) and it was actually really surprising how much I enjoyed it. 165 more words
The Nice Guys is a genuinely enjoyable action comedy neo-noir which is tragically let down by the fact that the combination of director, cast, setting, premise and plot puts the films LA Confidential, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Boogie Nights and Inherent Vice so firmly in one’s head as to make them irremovable and, sadly, they are all much better and much more memorable films than The Nice Guys ever was going to be. 144 more words