L.A. Confidential: 5

Somehow, they managed to make this movie both too busy and too dull at the same time. Much of it was an almost spoofy take-off on Dragnet type lines. We got a few grins out of it, but not much more.


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Cinema Description: Rated: R

This film noir mystery drama, set in Los Angeles in the 1950's, tells of two separate LAPD investigations linked together by a mysterious woman played by Kim Basinger. The cast includes Russell Crowe and Guy Pearce as police investigators, Russell Cromwell as the police captain, Danny DeVito as an editor of a sleazy tabloid, and Kevin Spacey as a celebrity cop with his own agenda.