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The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States.
The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work in one particular motion picture.
The Academy Award for Best Directing, usually known as the Best Director Oscar, is one of the Awards of Merit presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to directors working in the motion picture industry.
The Academy Award for Film Editing is one of the annual awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The Academy Award for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to producers working in the film industry and is the only category in which every member is eligible to submit a nomination.
The Academy Awards are the oldest awards ceremony for achievements in motion pictures.
The Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most euphonic sound mixing or recording, and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film.
The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Awards or The Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
The first of the AFI 100 Years... series of cinematic milestones, AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies is a list of the 100 best American movies, as determined by the American Film Institute from a poll of more than 1,500 artists and leaders in the film industry who chose from a list of 400 nominated movies.
AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition was the 2007 updated version of 100 Years… 100 Movies.
Part of the AFI 100 Years… series, AFI's 100 Years…100 Thrills is a list of the top 100 suspense/thriller movies in American cinema.
Amber Lee Smith (born March 2, 1971) is an American actress and former model.
The American Film Institute (AFI) is a film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the moving picture arts in the U.S. AFI is supported by private funding and public membership.
Andrew Sarris (October 31, 1928 – June 20, 2012) was an American film critic, a leading proponent of the auteur theory of criticism.
Andy Nelson is a British re-recording mixer and sound engineer working in Los Angeles, California.
Anna Behlmer is an American sound engineer.
Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; O'odham: Alĭ ṣonak) is a state in the southwestern region of the United States.
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Arnon Milchan (ארנון מילצ'ן; December 6, 1944) is an Israeli film producer who has produced over 130 full-length motion pictures.
Bad Influence is a 1990 American film starring Rob Lowe and James Spader.
Bloody Christmas was the name given to the severe beating of seven civilians by members of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) on December 25, 1951.
Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD, BRD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
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The Boston Herald is a daily newspaper whose primary market is Boston, Massachusetts, United States, and its surrounding area.
Brenda Jean Bakke (born May 15, 1963) is an American actress, best known for her roles in 1990s films Hot Shots! Part Deux, Gunmen, Demon Knight and Under Siege 2: Dark Territory.
Brian Thomas Helgeland (born January 17, 1961) is an American screenwriter, film producer and director.
A call girl or female escort is a sex worker who (unlike a street walker) does not display her profession to the general public; nor does she usually work in an institution like a brothel, although she may be employed by an escort agency.
Cannabis, also known as marijuana and by numerous other names, is a preparation of the ''Cannabis'' plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug or medicine.
Charles Vidor (July 27, 1900June 4, 1959) was a film director.
Chesney Henry "Chet" Baker, Jr. (December 23, 1929 – May 13, 1988) was an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and vocalist.
The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois.
Chinatown is a 1974 American neo-noir mystery film, directed by Roman Polanski from a screenplay by Robert Towne, starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway.
CinemaScope is an anamorphic lens series used, from 1953 to 1967, for shooting widescreen movies.
Confidential was a magazine published quarterly from December 1952 to August 1953 and then bi-monthly until it ceased publication in 1978.
Crime films are films that focus on the lives of criminals.
Curtis Lee Hanson (born March 24, 1945) is an American film director, film producer and screenwriter.
The Dallas Observer, LP is a free alternative weekly newspaper distributed in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and headquartered in Dallas.
Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, producer and director.
Dante Spinotti, A.S.C., A.I.C. (born August 22, 1943) is an Italian cinematographer and a member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Darrell Sandeen (July 13, 1930 – January 22, 2009) was a character actor who specialized in playing menacing or offbeat people.
David Ansen has been the Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Film Festival since 2010.
David Russell Strathairn (born January 26, 1949) is an American actor.
Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti; June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, actor, comedian, and film producer.
The district attorney (DA), in many jurisdictions in the United States, represents the government in the prosecution of criminal offenses.
Donald Siegel (October 26, 1912 – April 20, 1991) was an American film director and producer.
Douglas Sirk (born Hans Detlef Sierck; 26 April 1897 – 14 January 1987) was a German film director best known for his work in Hollywood melodramas in the 1950s.
DVD ("digital versatile disc" or "digital video disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995.
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Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.
Gerald Joseph "Gerry" Mulligan (April 6, 1927 – January 20, 1996) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger.
Gloria Frances Stewart, known as Gloria Stuart, (July 4, 1910 – September 26, 2010) was an American actress and visual artist.
Graham S. Beckel (born December 22, 1949) is an American character actor.
Guy Edward Pearce (born 5 October 1967) is an British Australian actor and musician.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
The Hollywood Freeway is one of the principal freeways of Los Angeles, California (the boundaries of which it does not leave) and one of the busiest in the United States.
In a Lonely Place is a 1950 film noir directed by Nicholas Ray, and starring Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame, produced for Bogart's Santana Productions.
James Francis Cagney, Jr. (July 17, 1899March 30, 1986) was an American actor and dancer, both on stage and in film, though he had his greatest impact in film.
James Oliver Cromwell (born January 27, 1940) is an American film and television actor.
Lee Earle "James" Ellroy (born March 4, 1948) is an American crime fiction writer and essayist.
James Roy Horner (August 14, 1953 – June 22, 2015) was an American composer, conductor and orchestrator of film scores.
Janet R. Maslin (born August 12, 1949) is an American journalist, best known as a film and literary critic for The New York Times.
Jeannine Claudia Oppewall (born November 28, 1946) is an American film art director.
Jerrald King "Jerry" Goldsmith (February 10, 1929 – July 21, 2004) was an American composer and conductor most known for his work in film and television scoring.
Jim Metzler (born June 23, 1951) is an American actor, best known for guest-appearances on popular TV series.
John "Johnny" Stompanato (October 10, 1925 – April 4, 1958), also known as "Handsome Harry", "Johnny Stomp", "John Steele", and "Oscar", was a former United States Marine who became a bodyguard and enforcer for gangster Mickey Cohen.
Kenneth Turan (born October 27, 1946) is an American film critic and Lecturer in the Master of Professional Writing Program at the University of Southern California.
Kevin Spacey Fowler (born July 26, 1959), better known as Kevin Spacey, is an American actor, film director, writer, producer, and comedian.
Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland 11 July 2011, BBC (born 21 December 1966) is a British-born Canadian actor, film producer, and film director.
Kimila Ann "Kim" Basinger (often mispronounced; born December 8, 1953) is an American actress and former fashion model.
King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th to early 6th century A.D. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians.
Kirk H. Francis (born August 27, 1947) was a production sound mixer in the motion picture industry from 1968 through 2014.
Kiss Me Deadly is a 1955 film noir drama produced and directed by Robert Aldrich starring Ralph Meeker.
L.A. Confidential (1990) is neo-noir novel by James Ellroy, and the third of his L.A. Quartet series.
The L.A. Quartet is a sequence of four crime fiction novels by James Ellroy set in the late 1940s through the late 1950s in Los Angeles.
Lana Turner (born Julia Jean Turner; February 8, 1921 – June 29, 1995) was an American film and television actress.
The London Film Critics' Circle is the name by which the Film Section of the Critics' Circle is known internationally.
Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association ("LAFCA") was founded in 1975.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), officially the City of Los Angeles Police Department, is the law enforcement agency of Los Angeles, California.
The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.
Love Me or Leave Me is a 1955 biographical romantic musical drama film which tells the life story of Ruth Etting, a singer who rose from dancer to movie star.
Marisol Padilla Sánchez is an American actress.
Matt McCoy (born May 20, 1958) is an American actor.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs, and formerly, books.
Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen (September 4, 1913 – July 29, 1976) was a gangster based in Los Angeles and a member of the Jewish Mafia.
Philip Andre Rourke, Jr. (born September 16, 1952), known as Mickey Rourke, is an American actor, screenwriter, and retired boxer, who has appeared primarily as a leading man in drama, action, and thriller films.
The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures was founded in 1909 in New York City, just 13 years after the birth of cinema, to protest New York City Mayor George B. McClellan, Jr.'s revocation of moving-picture exhibition licenses on Christmas Eve 1908.
The National Society of Film Critics (NSFC) is an American film critic organization.
Neo-noir (English: New-black; from the Greek neo, new; and the French noir, black) is a style often seen in modern motion pictures and other forms that prominently use elements of film noir, but with updated themes, content, style, visual elements or media that were absent in films noir of the 1940s and 1950s.
The New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) also known as The Bull Moose Moving Picture Society of the 1934 World's Fair was founded in 1935, and its membership includes film critics from daily newspapers, weekly newspapers, and magazines in New York City.
Newsweek is an American weekly news magazine founded in 1933.
North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere.
Paolo Seganti (born 20 May 1965 in Rovereto, Trentino, Italy), is an Italian actor and model, known for playing as Damian Grimaldi in the television soap opera As the World Turns.
Paul Guilfoyle (born April 28, 1949) is an American television and film actor.
Peter Honess (born 1946) is a British film editor with more than thirty film credits dating from 1973.
Police corruption is a form of police misconduct in which law enforcement officers break their social contract and abuse their power for personal or department gain.
Private Hell 36 is a 1954 black-and-white film noir, directed by Don Siegel.
Regency Enterprises is a Los Angeles-based entertainment company formed by Arnon Milchan.
Richard Warren Schickel (born February 10, 1933) is an American film historian, journalist, author, filmmaker, screenwriter, documentarian, and film and literary critic.
Rita Hayworth (born Margarita Carmen Cansino; October 17, 1918May 14, 1987) was an American actress and dancer.
Robert Charles Durman Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American film actor, author, composer, and singer.
Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic and historian, journalist, screenwriter and author.
Roman Polanski (born Rajmund Roman Thierry Polański; 18 August 1933) is a Paris born Pole and, since 1976, naturalized French-Polish film director, producer, writer, and actor.
Romper Stomper is a 1992 Australian drama film written and directed by Geoffrey Wright.
Ron Rifkin (born October 31, 1939) is an American actor.
Rotten Tomatoes is a website launched in 1998 devoted to film reviews and news; it is widely known as a film review aggregator.
Russell Ira Crowe (born 7 April 1964) is an actor, film producer and musician.
This is the complete filmography of Russell Crowe throughout his entire life.
Ruth Myers (born 1940) is a British costume designer.
The San Fernando Valley (known locally and in surrounding areas as "The Valley") is an urbanized valley located in Los Angeles County, southern California, defined by the mountains of the Transverse Ranges circling it.
The Screen Actors Guild Award (also known as the SAG Award) is an accolade given by the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) to recognize outstanding performances in film and primetime television.
The Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in film.
Shawnee Free Jones (born 1975) is a film & television actress and advertising model.
Sight & Sound is a British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute (BFI).
Simon Baker (born 30 July 1969) is an Australian actor and director.
Some Came Running is a novel by James Jones, published in 1957.
Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor and photographer.
Sterling Walter Hayden (born Sterling Relyea Walter; March 26, 1916 – May 23, 1986) was an American actor and author.
A television pilot (also known as a pilot or a pilot episode) is a standalone episode of a television series that is used to sell the show to a television network.
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a 1994 Australian comedy-drama film written and directed by Stephan Elliott.
The Bad and the Beautiful is a 1952 MGM melodrama film noir that tells the story of a film producer who alienates all around him.
The Bedroom Window is a 1987 psychological thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson. It stars Elizabeth McGovern, Steve Guttenberg and Isabelle Huppert. The movie is based on the novel, by Anne Holden.
The Black Dahlia (1987) is a neo-noir crime novel by American author James Ellroy, taking inspiration from the true story of the murder of Elizabeth Short.
The Globe and Mail is a nationally distributed Canadian newspaper owned by The Woodbridge Company, based in Toronto and printed in six cities across the country.
The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.
The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.
The Killing is a 1956 film noir produced by James B. Harris and directed by Stanley Kubrick.
The Lineup is a 1958 American film version of the police procedural series that ran on CBS radio from 1950-1953 and on CBS television from 1954-1960, directed by Don Siegel.
The Mentalist is an American police procedural television series that ran from September 23, 2008 until February 18, 2015, broadcasting 151 episodes over seven seasons, on CBS.
The New York Observer is a weekly newspaper first published in New York City on September 22, 1987, by Arthur L. Carter, a former investment banker with publishing interests.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The River Wild is a 1994 adventure crime-thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, Benjamin Bratt and Joseph Mazzello as Roarke.
The Tarnished Angels is a 1957 American drama film directed by Douglas Sirk.
The Village Voice is a free weekly 17" by 11" format newspaper and news and features website in New York City that features investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts and music coverage, and events listings for New York City.
The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.
The Washington Times is a daily broadsheet published at 3600 New York Avenue NE, Washington, D.C., United States.
Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.
Titanic is a 1997 American epic romantic disaster film directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron.
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF, stylized as tiff.) is a publicly attended film festival held each September in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Uli Edel (born 11 April 1947) is a German film director.
Unreported employment, colloquially called working under the table, being paid cash-in-hand or moonlighting (in U.K. English), is employment not reported to the state.
USA Today is a national American daily middle-market newspaper published by the Gannett Company.
Veronica Lake (November 14, 1922 – July 7, 1973) was an American film, stage, and television actress.
Vincente Minnelli (February 28, 1903 – July 25, 1986) was an American stage director and film director, famous for directing such classic movie musicals as Meet Me in St. Louis, Gigi, The Band Wagon, and An American in Paris.
John Haley "Zoot" Sims (October 29, 1925 - March 23, 1985) was an American jazz saxophonist, playing mainly tenor and soprano.
The 50th Cannes Film Festival was held on 7–18 May 1997.
The 4th Screen Actors Guild Awards were given on March 8, 1998.
The 70th Academy Awards ceremony, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), took place on March 23, 1998, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles beginning at 6:00 p.m. PST / 9:00 p.m. EST.