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L.A. Confidential (1990) is neo-noir novel by James Ellroy, and the third of his L.A. Quartet series. [1]

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Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards or The Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Bloody Christmas (1951)

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.

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Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD, BRD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.

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Brian Helgeland

Brian Thomas Helgeland (born January 17, 1961) is an American screenwriter, film producer and director.

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Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune is a major daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by the Tribune Publishing Company.

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Confidential (magazine)

Confidential was a magazine published quarterly from December 1952 to August 1953 and then bi-monthly until it ceased publication in 1978.

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Crime fiction

Crime fiction is the literary genre that fictionalises crimes, their detection, criminals, and their motives.

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Curtis Hanson

Curtis Lee Hanson (born March 24, 1945) is an American film director, film producer and screenwriter.

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Danny DeVito

Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, producer and director.

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Dashiell Hammett

Samuel Dashiell Hammett (May 27, 1894 – January 10, 1961) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, a screenplay writer, and political activist.

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David Conrad

David Crawford Conrad (born August 17, 1967) is an American actor.

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David Strathairn

David Russell Strathairn (born January 26, 1949) is an American actor.

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Dedication (publishing)

A dedication is the expression of friendly connection or thank by the author towards another person.

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Dragnet (franchise)

Dragnet is an American radio, television and motion picture series, enacting the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners.

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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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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Epigraph (literature)

In literature, an epigraph is a phrase, quotation, or poem that is set at the beginning of a document or component.

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Eric Roberts

Eric Anthony Roberts (born April 18, 1956) is an American actor.

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Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

The Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in 1944 for a performance in a motion picture released in the previous year.

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Guy Pearce

Guy Edward Pearce (born 5 October 1967) is an British Australian actor and musician.

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A hardcover, hardback, or hardbound book is one bound with rigid protective covers (typically of cardboard covered with buckram or other cloth, heavy paper, or occasionally leather).

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Heroin (diacetylmorphine or morphine diacetate, also known as diamorphine (BAN, INN)) and commonly known by its street names of H, smack, boy, horse, brown, black, tar, and others is an opioid analgesic originally synthesized by C. R. Alder Wright in 1874 by adding two acetyl groups to the molecule morphine, which is found naturally in the opium poppy.

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Historical fiction

Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past.

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Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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Institutional racism

Institutional racism is any system of inequality based on race. It can occur in institutions such as public government bodies, private business corporations (such as media outlets), and universities (public and private). The term was introduced by Black Power activists Stokely Carmichael and Charles V. Hamilton in the late 1960s. The definition given by William Macpherson within the report looking into the death of Stephen Lawrence was "the collective failure of an organization to provide an appropriate and professional service to people because of their colour, culture, or ethnic origin".

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James Cromwell

James Oliver Cromwell (born January 27, 1940) is an American film and television actor.

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James Ellroy

Lee Earle "James" Ellroy (born March 4, 1948) is an American crime fiction writer and essayist.

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Josh Hopkins

William Joshua "Josh" Hopkins (born September 12, 1970) is an American actor and amateur musician.

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Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey Fowler (born July 26, 1959), better known as Kevin Spacey, is an American actor, film director, writer, producer, and comedian.

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Kiefer Sutherland

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.

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Kim Basinger

Kimila Ann "Kim" Basinger (often mispronounced; born December 8, 1953) is an American actress and former fashion model.

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L.A. Confidential (film)

L.A. Confidential is a 1997 American neo-noir crime film directed, produced.

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L.A. Confidentiel

L.A. Confidentiel: Les secrets de Lance Armstrong (L.A. Confidential: Lance Armstrong's Secrets) is a book by sports journalist Pierre Ballester and The Sunday Times sports correspondent David Walsh.

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L.A. Quartet

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.

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Los Angeles Police Department

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), officially the City of Los Angeles Police Department, is the law enforcement agency of Los Angeles, California.

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Mass murder

Mass murder (sometimes interchangeable with "mass destruction") is the act of murdering many people, typically simultaneously or over a relatively short period of time.

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Melissa George

Melissa Suzanne George (born August 6, 1976) is an Australian-American actress.

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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.

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Noir fiction

Noir fiction (or roman noir) is a literary genre closely related to hardboiled genre with a distinction that the protagonist is not a detective, but instead either a victim, a suspect, or a perpetrator.

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A novel is a long narrative, normally in prose, which describes fictional characters and events, usually in the form of a sequential story.

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Organized crime

Organized crime is a category of transnational, national, or local groupings of highly centralized enterprises run by criminals, who intend to engage in illegal activity, most commonly for money and profit.

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A paperback (also known as softback or softcover) is a type of book characterized by a thick paper or paperboard cover, and often held together with glue rather than stitches or staples.

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Political corruption

Political corruption is the use of powers by government officials for illegitimate private gain.

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Pornography (often abbreviated as "porn" or "porno" in informal usage) is the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the purpose of sexual arousal.

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Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual relations in exchange for payment or some other benefit.

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Pruitt Taylor Vince

Pruitt Taylor Vince (born July 5, 1960) is an American character actor who has made many appearances in film and television.

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Raymond Chandler

Raymond Thornton Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959) was a British/American novelist and screenwriter.

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Russell Crowe

Russell Ira Crowe (born 7 April 1964) is an actor, film producer and musician.

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San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego Union-Tribune is a daily newspaper published in San Diego, California.

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Steve Erickson

Stephen Michael Erickson (born April 20, 1950), pen name Steve Erickson, is an American novelist, essayist and critic.

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Technical advisor

A technical advisor is an individual who is expert in a particular field of knowledge, hired to provide detailed information and advice to people working in that field.

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Television pilot

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.

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The Big Nowhere

The Big Nowhere is a 1988 crime fiction novel by James Ellroy, the second of the L.A. Quartet, a series of novels set in 1940s and 1950s Los Angeles.

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Tom Nowicki

Tom Nowicki is an American actor who has appeared in several feature films, television series, mini-series and movies of the week.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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White Jazz

White Jazz is a 1992 crime fiction novel by James Ellroy.

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1990 in literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of literature during 1990.

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