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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 on one particular motion picture.
The Academy Award for Best Director (officially known as the Academy Award for Best Directing) is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Film Editing is one of the annual awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
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 presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Production Design recognizes achievement for art direction in film.
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, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS (often pronounced as am-pas), also known as simply the Academy) is a professional honorary organization with the stated goal of advancing the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
Amber Lee Smith (born March 2, 1971) is an American actress and former model.
Andrew Sarris (October 31, 1928 – June 20, 2012) was an American film critic, a leading proponent of the auteur theory of film criticism.
Andy Nelson is a British re-recording mixer and sound engineer working in Los Angeles, California.
Angelino Heights is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Los Angeles, California, situated within neighboring districts of Chinatown and Echo Park.
Anna Behlmer is an American sound engineer.
Arnon Milchan (ארנון מילצ'ן; December 6, 1944) is an Israeli billionaire businessman and film producer.
Bad Influence is a 1990 American thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson 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) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
The Boston Herald is an American daily newspaper whose primary market is Boston, Massachusetts and its surrounding area.
Brian Thomas Helgeland (born January 17, 1961) is an American screenwriter, film producer and director.
Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the ''Cannabis'' plant intended for medical or recreational use.
Central Los Angeles is a 57.87-square-mile (149.88 km²) region of Los Angeles County, California, comprising twenty-three neighborhoods within the city of Los Angeles, as well as Griffith Park, the city's largest public park.
Charles Vidor (July 27, 1900June 4, 1959) was a Hungarian film director.
Chesney Henry "Chet" Baker Jr. (December 23, 1929 – May 13, 1988) was an American jazz trumpeter and vocalist.
The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
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.
CinemaScore is a market research firm based in Las Vegas.
Confidential was a magazine published quarterly from December 1952 to August 1953 and then bi-monthly until it ceased publication in 1978.
Crime cinema, in the broadest sense, is a cinematic genre inspired by and analogous to the crime fiction literary genre.
Crossroads of the World has been called America's first outdoor shopping mall.
Culver City is a city in Los Angeles County, California.
Curtis Lee Hanson (March 24, 1945 – September 20, 2016) was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter.
The Dallas Observer is a free alternative weekly newspaper distributed in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and headquartered in Dallas.
Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor and filmmaker.
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 was the Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Film Festival from 2010 until 2014.
David Lloyd Wolper (January 11, 1928 – August 10, 2010) was an American television and film producer, responsible for shows such as Roots, The Thorn Birds, North & South, L.A. Confidential, and the blockbuster Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971).
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.
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 of the 1950s.
DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.
Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.
The Formosa Cafe is a restaurant and bar founded in 1925 and located at 7156 Santa Monica Boulevard at the intersection with North Formosa Avenue, in West Hollywood, California.
Gerald Joseph Mulligan (April 6, 1927 – January 20, 1996) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger.
Gloria Frances Stuart (born Gloria Stewart; July 4, 1910 – September 26, 2010) was an American film and stage actress, visual artist, and activist.
Graham S. Beckel (born December 22, 1949) is an American character actor.
Guy Edward Pearce (born 5 October 1967) is an Australian actor.
Hancock Park is a city park in the Miracle Mile section of the Mid-Wilshire district, Los Angeles, California.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
Hollywood Boulevard is a major east–west street in 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.
The Inglewood Oil Field in Los Angeles County, California, is the 18th-largest oil field in the state and the second-most productive in the Los Angeles Basin.
The International Style is the name of a major architectural style that developed in the 1920s and 1930s and strongly related to Modernism and Modern architecture.
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 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, writing over 100.
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, 1929July 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 Stompanato Jr. (October 10, 1925 – April 4, 1958), was a former United States Marine who became a bodyguard and enforcer for gangster Mickey Cohen and the Cohen crime family.
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) is an American actor, producer and singer.
Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland (born 21 December 1966) is a Canadian actor, producer, director, and singer-songwriter.
Kimila Ann Basinger (born December 8, 1953) is an American actress, singer 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 and early 6th centuries.
Kirk H. Francis (born August 27, 1947) is a former production sound mixer in the motion picture industry.
Kiss Me Deadly is an independently made 1955 American black-and-white film noir, produced and directed by Robert Aldrich, that stars Ralph Meeker.
Koreatown is a neighborhood in Central Los Angeles, California, centered near Eighth Street and Irolo Street.
L.A. Confidential (1990) is a 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.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
Lincoln Heights is considered to be the oldest neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, outside of Downtown.
The London Film Critics' Circle is the name by which the Film Section of The Critics' Circle is known internationally.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) is an American film critic organization founded in 1975.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), officially the City of Los Angeles Police Department, is the police department of Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Love Me or Leave Me is a 1955 biographical romantic musical drama film that tells the life story of Ruth Etting, a singer who rose from dancer to movie star.
The Lovell House or Lovell Health House is an International style modernist residence designed and built by Richard Neutra between 1927 and 1929.
Marisol Padilla Sánchez is an American actress.
Matt McCoy (born May 20, 1956) is an American actor known for The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach and Police Academy 6: City Under Siege as Sgt.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Michael McCleery (born August 18, 1959) is an American film actor.
Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen (September 4, 1913 – July 29, 1976) was an American gangster based in Los Angeles and boss of the Cohen crime family.
Philip Andre "Mickey" Rourke Jr. (born September 16, 1952), 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 is an organization dedicated to discuss and select what their members regard as the best film works of each year.
The National Film Registry (NFR) is the United States National Film Preservation Board's (NFPB) selection of films deserving of preservation.
The National Society of Film Critics (NSFC) is an American film critic organization.
Neo-noir is a modern or contemporary motion picture rendition of film noir.
The New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) is an American film critic organization founded in 1935 by Wanda Hale from the New York Daily News.
Observer is an online newspaper originating in New York City.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
Paolo Seganti (born 20 May 1965 in Rovereto, Trentino, Italy), is an Italian actor and model, known for playing Damian Grimaldi in the CBS television soap opera As the World Turns.
Paul Vincent 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 end up breaking their political contract and abuse their power for personal gain.
Private Hell 36 is a 1954 crime film noir directed by Don Siegel starring Ida Lupino, Steve Cochran, Howard Duff, Dean Jagger and Dorothy Malone.
Prometheus Global Media was a New York City-based B2B media company.
Regency Enterprises (commonly referred to as Regency onscreen and credited as Monarchy Enterprises S.á.r.l.) is an American entertainment company formed by Arnon Milchan.
Richard Joseph Neutra (April 8, 1892 – April 16, 1970) was an Austrian-American architect.
Richard Warren Schickel (February 10, 1933 – February 18, 2017) was an American film historian, journalist, author, documentarian, and film and literary critic.
Robert Charles Durman Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American film actor, director, author, poet, composer, and singer.
Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.
Rajmund Roman Thierry Polański (born 18 August 1933) is a French-Polish film director, producer, writer, and actor.
Romper Stomper is a 1992 Australian drama film written and directed by Geoffrey Wright in his feature film directorial debut.
Ron Rifkin (born October 31, 1939) is an American actor.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Russell Ira Crowe (born 7 April 1964) is an actor, film producer and musician.
Ruth Myers (born 1940) is a British costume designer.
The San Fernando Valley is an urbanized valley in Los Angeles County, California, defined by the mountains of the Transverse Ranges circling it.
Schindler's List is a 1993 American historical period drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Steven Zaillian.
Screen Actors Guild Awards (also known as SAG Awards) are accolades given by the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) to recognize outstanding performances in film and prime time 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 an 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, and producer.
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 and sometimes marketed as a tele-movie) 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 American MGM melodrama that tells the story of a film producer who alienates all around him.
The Bedroom Window is a 1987 American psychological thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson.
The Black Dahlia (1987) is a crime fiction novel by American author James Ellroy.
The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Killing is a 1956 film noir directed by Stanley Kubrick and produced by James B. Harris.
The Lineup is a 1958 American film noir version of the police procedural television series of the same name that ran on CBS radio from 1950 until 1953, and on CBS television from 1954 until 1960.
The Mentalist is an American drama television series that ran from September 23, 2008, until February 18, 2015, broadcasting 151 episodes over seven seasons, on CBS.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The River Wild is a 1994 American 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 Social Network is a 2010 American biographical drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin.
The Tarnished Angels is a 1957 black-and-white American CinemaScope drama film directed by Douglas Sirk starring Rock Hudson, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, Jack Carson and Robert Middleton.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
The Washington Times is an American daily newspaper that covers general interest topics with a particular emphasis on American politics.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance-disaster film directed, written, co-produced and co-edited by James Cameron.
Tomas Arana (born Thomas Clifford Arana; April 3, 1955) is an Italian-American actor.
Uli Edel (born 11 April 1947) is a German film and television director, best known for his work on films such as ''Last Exit to Brooklyn'' and Body of Evidence.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Veronica Lake (born Constance Frances Marie Ockelman; 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 (1944), Gigi (1958), The Band Wagon (1953), and An American in Paris (1951).
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
John Haley "Zoot" Sims (October 29, 1925 – March 23, 1985) was an American jazz saxophonist, playing mainly tenor but also alto (and, later, soprano) saxophone.
The 50th Cannes Film Festival was held from 7 to 18 May 1997.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC (formerly Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., doing business as 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment) is the home video distribution arm of the 20th Century Fox film studio.
The 4th Screen Actors Guild Awards, honoring the best achievements in film and television performances for the year 1997, took place 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.