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L.A. Confidential

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    James Ellroy Says 'Skyfall' Is "F*cking Brilliant" And "Profound" But 'The Wire' Is "Bullsh*t" With "Bad Writing"

    With over $1 billion in ticket sales, it's safe to say that "Skyfall" satisfied longtime fans of 007 and brought a few new people into the fold. And you can count James Ellroy among them.

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    James Ellroy is Shopping Around a TV Series Sequel to 'L.A. Confidential'

    Uniting "Mad Men"-type period stylings and the crime solving fundamental to half of network television, a television series sequel to 1997's "L.A. Confidential" seems like it'd be a solid small screen bet. Which may be why, according to Deadline, James Ellroy and New Regency are shopping around a dr...

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    'L.A. Confidential' Sequel TV Series Being Shopped By James Ellroy

    The world that James Ellroy conjured with "L.A. Confidential," adapted in the crackling 1987 noir, is one that captured the imagination and had filmmakers flocking to his work, and in particular the "L.A. Quartet." Brian De Palma tackled "The Black Dahlia" with rather disastrous results, while Joe C...

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About 'L.A. Confidential'

    It's safe to say that "L.A. Confidential" wasn't greeted with especially high expectations in the run up to its release. James Ellroy's 1990 book, the third of his "L.A. Quartet" (preceded by "The Black Dahlia" and "The Big Nowhere," and completed by "White Jazz") was a favorite among crime fans, bu...

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