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“L.A. Confidential” still relevant today

“L.A. Confidential” still relevant today

McKinley Keener, Staff Writers

September 15, 2017

Despite appearances, Los Angeles in the 1950s was not all high-class café society and Hollywood glamour. At least not in Curtis Hanson’s 1997 film “L.A. Confidential,” which follows three Los Angeles police officers: Detective Lieutenant Edmund Exley, Detective Sergeant Jack Vincennes and plainclothes...