Date: 17 Sep 2006

In a message dated 9/17/06 9:48:41 AM, writes:

> And in the end, that's what really made this movie for me.  I came away
> from it with the right combination of questions answered and unanswered, and
> I've been mulling it over in the two days since I went to see it, and have
> become even more convinced that in this age of hit-you-over-the-head
> entertainment, HOLLYWOODLAND is a skilled, ultimately satisfying, vehicle for the sort of
> cautionary tale about Southern California in general, and  the entertaiment
> world (and the excesses of fame) in particular, that Chandler's THE LONG
> GOODBYE was when it was first published during the mid-fifties.
> And it doesn't have to hit you in the face with a chain to do it.

I couldn't say it better myself. and certainly didn't. agree on all points, Brian. a fine review

John Lau

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