Dog Day Afternoon + LA Confidential

Dog Day Afternoon + LA Confidential
Year 2 (2010)
Currently offliine. Coming Soon to iTunes!

East coast / west coast crime film double feature. Sidney Lumet and crime dramas. What does based on a “true story” mean? Al Pacino being crazy. 70s Anti-authoritarianism and fighting the man. Anti-hero vs vigilante. When bank heist films became spy movies. Could a movie like Dog Day Afternoon work in today’s political and economic situation? Women in Dog Day Afternoon. The talent behind LA Confidential. Film noir and Hollywood. Bringing character full circle.

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Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon


Released: September 21, 1975
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Director: Sidney Lumet
Writer: Frank Pierson
Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon

A simple bank robbery turns to a hostage situation and all out media circus.

LA Confidential

LA Confidential


Released: September 19, 1997
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Director: Curtis Hanson
Writer: Brian Helgeland, Curtis Hanson
Starring: Jack Vincennes, Russell Crowe, James Cromwell, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito

A shooting at an all night diner is investigated by three LA policemen in their own unique ways.

 
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