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L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential

The LA Movie That Should Have Won Best Picture

My candidate lost, and yes, I still can’t get over it. I speak of the 1997 movie “L.A. Confidential.” A riff on the creepy film-noir movies of the 1950s, its dark brilliance lay clouded in the bloated shadow of “Titanic.” Love can be a twisted thing. And so can be the criteria by which the Hollywood establishment judges films.

February 25, 2017