Film Review: L.A. Confidential

Posted on by 5WC in Film

I can honestly say that I haven’t enjoyed a movie as much as this for quite some time, even though things like Belle and Tim’s Vermeer have entertained me thoroughly over the last couple of months, I didn’t find myself engrossed in them in the way I did with L.A. Confidential. It’s one of those films that has a big “name”, a big cast and a reputation to match and for once, managed to hit that hype.

It just drew me in, grabbed me and kept me on the edge of my seat from start to finish. Essentially a game of cat and mouse, in which the tangled spiders web of lies, twists and deceit becomes stickier and more fascinating as the story unfolds, you’d be forgiven for thinking that it could become stale and unbelievable as time elapses, but at no point, even when faced with some of it’s more questionable actions, did I feel anything other than accepting. Read more