Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James gives
Cornell ChronicleMan Booker Prize winner Marlon James gives free reading Oct. 12Cornell ChronicleHe cites diverse influences on his writing including Greek tragedy, William Faulkner, crime novelist James Ellroy, Shakespeare, Batman and the X-Men, as he crosses and combines the political thriller, the oral biography and the classic whodunit. The ...
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 1:03 pm
James Ellroy's Buzz M for Murder - Vanity
Vanity FairJames Ellroy's Buzz M for MurderVanity FairWe solved it and put it all right in the end. The Brooklyn snag caused an everlasting stink. We deep-sixed an innocent man. We succumbed to a poisoned consensus. The crime horrified us, the milieu baffled us, the country went batshit crazy in concurrence.
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 4:36 am
20 Years Later, 'LA Confidential' Ranks as
20 Years Later, 'LA Confidential' Ranks as One of the Best Movies of the '90s/FILMThe movie hadn't even reached its twentieth anniversary yet, but it did last month, even as word came that CBS is developing a television adaptation of James Ellroy's original novel. Having witnessed firsthand the divisiveness of David Lynch with my ...
Posted on 3 October 2017 | 1:30 pm
James Ellroy à America: «On aurait dû
Le FigaroJames Ellroy à America: «On aurait dû attribuer le Nobel à Roth plutôt qu'à Dylan et ses niaiseries»Le FigaroDerrière des mots crus, Ellroy fait l'éloge de la littérature. Avec lui, pas de fausse modestie. «Je suis l'écrivain qui a fusionné le roman policier et le roman historique avec une verve et un panache époustouflants. J'ai réécrit l'histoire de ma ...James Ellroy se confie dans le nouveau numéro d'«America»LibérationAmerica : James Ellroy casse la baraqueBSC Newsall 3 news articles »
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 9:06 am
LA Confidential: Where Are They Now? -
EW.comLA Confidential: Where Are They Now?EW.comBased on the James Ellroy novel of the same name, L.A. Confidential tells the story of three LAPD detectives with widely differing methods who team up to uncover corruption and fight for justice in the City of Angels. Drawing upon actual headlines from ...
Posted on 20 September 2017 | 5:32 am
BWW Review: ROSS MACDONALD: FOUR NOVELS OF
When the worm turned again a generation later, writers like Elmore Leonard and James Ellroy gave murder straight back to the people who were at least well-suited for it psychologically, even if they were clueless bunglers. They, like Hammett and Chandler ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 7:11 pm
Spoiler alert: True Detective serves up
If you know your noir, from Chandler to Chinatown to James Ellroy (all influences on this season), you’ll know it’s a common theme. The best they could hope for was to get out alive. It didn’t take a lot to recognise that solving the murder of ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 2:27 pm
True Detective season 2 episode 8 recap:
It's not that there was anything wrong with the story in itself, which is labyrinthine in a deliberately knotty, LA noir, James Ellroy-esque way, but it was revealed in huge exposition dumps, rather than by our characters actually deducing anything.
Posted on 11 August 2015 | 6:35 pm
'True Detective's Second Season Ends With a
Pizzolatto is an skilled literary magpie: In season one, he borrowed, and sometimes outright stole, from Thomas Ligotti and Alan Moore; in season two, he threw the history of California noir — James Ellroy, "High Sierra," "Chinatown" — into a blender ...
Posted on 11 August 2015 | 2:02 am
What did “True Detective” in: How Nic
The show’s tone is too grim. Vince Vaughn wasn’t up to the task. The season was too derived from David Lynch or James Ellroy. Some disappointed viewers even blamed it on the downbeat bar singer. Yours truly ventured that the season suffered from ...
Posted on 10 August 2015 | 5:17 am