Friday, October 11 L.A. Confidential 1997 / 138 min. / R
In this neo-noir film, each of three Los Angeles police officers has his thing—one (Guy Pearce) is looking for his father’s killer, another (Kevin Spacey) pedals lurid celebrity stories to a tabloid magnate (Danny DeVito) and a third (Russell Crowe) is determined to solve a restaurant takedown in which his ex-partner died. They’re all part of a web that is the corrupt LAPD. Kim Basinger won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. Based on a James Ellroy novel.