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Curtis Hanson's Sunny, Sinister 'L.A. Confidential'
18 Jan 2017 // 9:00 PM
The late director's sprawling adaptation remains the ultimate tabloid film noir.
PopMatters Picks: The Best of Books 2009: Fiction
20 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM
More than half of the titles in this year’s selections offer grim portraits of the human condition, some with more wit and optimism than others, and a surprising number of legendary authors complete the portraiture and theme.
James Ellroy Takes Noir Quite Seriously in 'The Hilliker Curse: My Pursuit of Women'
15 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM
James Ellroy paints penetrating portraits in the pulpiest prose!
The Cold Six Thousand by James Ellroy
31 Dec 1994 // 6:03 PM
The best approach to Ellroy is always to check your liberal tendencies at the door and trust in the cosmic justice that awaits all in the best tradition of 'noir'.