A Confidential Curtis Hanson, is a neo-noir film about a shooting at an all night diner and the three Las Angeles policeman who investigate in their own unique ways. It is based on the book by James Ellroy and after a very well adapted screenplay, won nine academy awards. It starred actors with big names like Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce and Danny Devito, which made it a very high earning film.
Confidential, and White Jazz—were international bestsellers and revitalized noir fiction for a new generation.
Film Noir, and Detours and Lost Highways: A Map of Neo-Noir. He has recently lectured on film noir in India and China. During that time he lectured on these and other projects at universities, film festivals, and cinematheques in the U.
As Director of Programming at San Francisco's Castro Theatre she established an internationally-recognized film arts program within the landmark movie palace.
Before forming Catalyst, Jon was a principle consultant and general manager at The Hiser Group, Australia's leading usability and user interface design consulting firm.
Jon's love of film noir was fostered by his sister, the renowned film preservationist Nancy Mysel. Alan co-programmed and hosted numerous repertory film events in association with the American Cinematheque, the Los Angeles Conservancy and The Cinefamily, and has been a commentator for numerous vintage films released to DVD.
Alan is the author of Charles McGraw: Her fascination with the illegal affairs of film noir goes back much further. For many years he has programmed innovative, wide-ranging, and influential classic-film series at the nation's premier repertory house, the Film Forum in New York. Before she turned 20 she had made more than 12 films, costarring with the likes of John Wayne, Robert Cummings, and Jack Benny.
Raw Deal, the crime drama she made with Mann, is considered one of the finest examples of film noir ever produced.
Hunt's career was dramatically curtailed by the communist witchhunt of the late s after her name appeared in the infamous periodical Red Channels. While continuing to pursue her acting career on television and the stage, Hunt redirected her attentions to humanitarian causes, working with the United Nations as a global activist.
His books include Dark City: He has recorded numerous audio commentaries for DVD reissues of classic noir films. He is co-author of the bestseller Tab Hunter Confidential.
His essays have appeared in Film Comment and Japanese Premiere. He recently moved over to Sony Home Entertainment, where he is consulting on the long-overdue DVD release of many classic Columbia pictures.
He is a sucker for redheads.
Surround yourself in a miasma of social media darkness: Maybe you'll meet a dangerous stranger along the way.A pair of Jerry Goldsmith miniatures bracket the program, but are not terribly effective -- an opening miniature entitled "Badge of Honor" sounds like a caricature of film noir music, and the closing "L.A.
Confidential" is anonymous pablum obviously designed to accompany the rolling of credits. Recommended overall. “A Boy And His Dog” () L.Q. Jones, a renowned character actor from dozens of westerns, saddled up as a director with a young Don Johnson, Harlan Ellison, Ray Manzarek (yes, the garrulous.
Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner in this lush tribute to tough film noir crime films.
Next we find *The LA of LA Confidential. This program provides brief snippets of real-life details for the locations used in the film. This program provides brief snippets of real-life details for the locations used in the film.
This is really effectively analysed showing clear understanding of the conventions and insight into the connotations of lighting, editing and mise en scene – super choice of frames for analysis.
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