in fact, as of, it is the only film in history to have won the best picture and the best director awards from the four major american film critics associations, the national board of review, the new york film critics circle, the los angeles association of film critics, and the national society of film critics. book to film adaptations. movie story and plot themes.
should movies follow books exactly or should it be tweaked? confidential – by james ellroy. god, i love james ellroy.
i love everything about him. i love his books, i love his persona – and he is a great great interview. he’ s honest to the degree that sometimes you get nervous for him. he’ s an open wound – which is funny because his writing is so rat- a- tat- tat.
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In, a television pilot of l. La confidential is a seminal crooked cop noir. The screenplay by hanson and brian helgeland is loosely based on james ellroy' s 1990 novel of the same name, the third book in his l. Mickey cohen has just been sentenced to ten. Adapting the story from james ellroy' s novel, director curtis hanson deftly captures the glamour.
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