“Meet Tony Brancato and Anthony Trombino. Two rising lieutenants in the Micky Cohen rackets. With the dapper little gent in prison, who knows how far they’ll go? The sky’s the limit... Oh, well.”
I watched LA Confidential because it showed up on a list as a “fringe Christmas move.” I’m compiling a list of the best Christmas movies of all time and wanted to make sure I did my due diligence. While I safely say that no, it’s not a Christmas movie, it might have made it on the list if it had been.
Slick, smart and star-studded, LA Confidential is a fantastic tribute to noire. It couldn’t have been easy for director Curtis Hanson to perfectly balance the all star cast (Guy Pearce, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito and more) but they all share the spotlight equally and to outstanding effect.
Yet another classic created in the 90s.