L.A. Confidential | reviewed by: Gerry Carey | August 30, 2011
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LA Confidential is a crime thriller that uses its dazzling cast wonderfully. So many characters with so many conflicting motives.
genre Drama | Thriller
synopsis Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner in this lush tribute to tough film noir crime films. Based on the multi-layered James Ellroy novel.
lead actors Kevin Spacey | Guy Pearce | Danny DeVito | James Cromwell | Kim Basinger | Russell Crowe | David Strathairn
director Curtis Hanson