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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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    '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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    James Franco To Direct & Star In Adaptation Of James Ellroy's 'American Tabloid'

    So, what you have done this January? If you're James Franco, you're currently at the Sundance Film Festival dropping two films, signing on to direct and star in the biopic of hairstylist Jay Sebring in "Beautiful People," and you wrote a poem for the inauguration. Seriously. And it...

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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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