Your required reading for the fall semester.
Boys will be boys in Street Kings' shallow look at dirty police.
True-crime noir goes searching for Hollywood's heart of darkness
Remembering Alice B. Toklas
Novelist James Ellroy reshapes America's ugly history in his own image
A neo-noir, an Ur-neo-noir, and a black political satire color a pallid year of retreads, bogus events, and charity cases.
How Curtis Hanson brought James Ellroy's epic crime novel L.A. Confidential to the screen