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Vintage glamour inspo: Kim Basinger/LA Confidential

After getting lost in the black hole of YouTube my end destination for the night where a few clips from the 1997 film LA Confidential…a film I’d forgotten that Russel Crowe was even in!  139 more words

Curtis Hanson 1945-2016

Director Curtis Hanson passed away today. While not a very prolific director, according to IMDB just 19 films over 40 years, he was involved in some very influential ones. 126 more words

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Curtis Hanson, director of '8 Mile' and more, dies at age 71

Oscar-winning director, Curtis Hanson, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 71.

He died of natural  causes, after retiring from the film business due to Alzeimer’s. 82 more words


Curtis Hanson (1945-2016)

I was saddened to learn this morning of the death of film director and screenwriter Curtis Hanson. Hanson will forever be remembered for adapting (with Brian Helgeland) and directing the big screen adaptation of James Ellroy’s novel… 461 more words

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5 favourite Guy Pearce roles in the movies

So, I recently watched the one of the shining paragons of cinema – Memento. This led me to think about a lot of things. One of those things being Guy Pearce, and how he is in a LOT of great movies.  424 more words


LA Confidential: Fall 2016 - 'Billions' stars Maggie Siff & Paul Giamatti

Billions stars Maggie Siff and Paul Giamatti are featured in the Fall 2016 issue of LA Confidential.

In the issue:

As scenes from a marriage go, it’s hard to top the opening moments of…

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Sex Work and the Cinema

Hollywood (the film industry I am most familiar with, unless you want an essay on the Chinese horror film industry, complete with bouncing ghosts) is fascinated with sex work. 995 more words