The screenplay by hanson and brian helgeland is based on james ellroy s 1990 novel of the same name, the third book in his l. A redneck expression which is meant as a derogatory term for black people. Confidential original score from 1997, composed by jerry goldsmith. Spacey, after the usual suspects and seven, is by far the films biggest star, but now hes dead with fortyfive minutes still on the clock. He and the cops under his command partake in bribes, getting confessions. Bad cops, good cops, and kim basinger duke it out in the seedy underbelly of 1953 hollywood sex, murder, and police corruption. Sep 18, 20 its impossible not to feel pity for elias, and to be stunned by his courage. As a movie twist, its one of the great shocks of the 1990s. In this drama, a band of lawenforcement agents specialize in suppressing potential scandals involving important tinseltown celebrities. The real rollo tomassi was never caught, and the vengeance exley felt because of this is what motivated him to become a cop.
Quartet, as well as the 1997 crimethriller hit film l. Guy pearce tells australian interview show about kevin. Three different lapd detectives with different personalities, wifebasherbasher bud white russell crowe, straight cop edmund exley, and publicityhungry jack vincennes kevin spacey all get caught up in the case, which turns out be part of the power struggle in. Sep 21, 2016 its an almost universallyaccepted fact that the crowning achievement of director curtis hansons career is l. Confidential and the rolo tomassi moment by david duprey on apr 23, 2015 the one line summary. Its a name that changes minds, reveals guilt, and displays shame. Confidential is such an immersive invocation of a bygone past that it can be hard to process the fact that the film is now 20 years old. The film tells the story of a group of lapd officers in 1953, and the intersection of police corruption and hollywood celebrity. Colosseum vsd cvs 5885 country germany format cd release date 17nov1997 upn 4005939588526. This is the degree to which the feminine imperative has been saturated into our western social fabric. As stress is one of the most common problems in the world today, many people turn to cannabis as a way to release it. Join facebook to connect with marc rollo and others you may know.
Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. The fixers who buried old hollywoods biggest scandals. Confidential is, without a doubt, the best film of the 1990s, and quite possibly one of. Then somewhere along the way, i lost sight of that. Confidential, the unknown purse snatcher kills edmunds brother, thomas exley, and is not given a madeup name. Post a line from a movie and see if anyone knows what movie its from. If you look closely, you can see willem dafoe try to activate the squibs which would spurt fake blood on cue. Confidential movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at. Post a line from a movie and see if anyone knows what movie. When the captain shoots jack, jacks last words are rolo tomasi.
He takes all of the themes he explored in previous novels and packs them into a book thats an even larger, more epic tale of crime, perversion, and hollywood corruption than any of his previous books. Spacey was maybe the 4th or 5th best performance in that one. But chinatown has arguably the greatest screenplay in american cinematic history and that, along with its themes, symbolism, surrealism demands comparisons with citizen kane,or vertigo, or the godfather, or. Confidential is a 1997 american neonoir crime film directed, produced and cowritten by curtis hanson. See more ideas about jerry goldsmith, flight simulator cockpit and classical music composers. Confidential original motion picture score on discogs. The band is known for their strong diy ethic and chaotic style and performances. Confidential feels like the book that james ellroy has been preparing for and working up to during his entire career up to this point. Ed exley, the golden boy of the police force, willing to do almost anything to get ahead, except sell out. The band formed in 2005 and set their local scene alight by playing a synth driven technical mix of styles and genres difficult to define in a single word.
Bud white, ready to break the rules to seek justice, but barely able to keep his raging violence. This is not a forum for general discussion of the articles subject put new text under old text. Confidential is the real thinga gritty, sordid tale of sex, scandal, betrayal, and corruption of all sorts police, political, pressand, of course, very personal in 1940s hollywood. Jan 09, 2018 rollo tomasi s top ten tv shows of 2017. They are currently signed to holy roar for uk and eu releases and. Issues of how one interprets the data presented by red pill praxeology as right or wrong is an exercise in subjectivity and personal belief. With kevin spacey, russell crowe, guy pearce, kim basinger. Confidential 1997 full movie dead pigs 2018 full movie tales from the crypt 1972 duration. Released by varese sarabande in 1997 vsd 5885 containing music from l. The tough guy cops in smart suits and smarter mouths, the chain smoking dames with their wannabe movie star look.
Confidential 1997, directed by curtis hanson, starring russell crowe, kim. Mar 10, 2020 posts about rollo tomasi written by rollo tomassi. This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the l. Confidential, which is based on the third novel of the same name he is a corrupt police captain serving in the l. Urban dictionary and our advertising partners set cookies on your computer to improve our site and the advertisements you see.
I wanted to catch the guys who thought they could get away with it. Join facebook to connect with rollo tomassi and others you may know. Click here to start a new topic please sign and date your posts by typing four tildes new to wikipedia. Its a name that echoes throughout curtis hansons masterful modern noir, l. Confidential starring kevin spacey, russell crowe, guy pearce, james cromwell, danny devito, and kim basinger who won the academy award for best.
Sep 30, 20 the rational male is a rational and pragmatic approach to intergender dynamics and the social and psychological underpinnings of intergender relations. Rolo tomassi are a british band from sheffield, england. John martin, sports editor at the university of memphis paper, the daily helmsman, said to the nation. Needing to chop several hundred pages, and half a dozen plotlines, from ellroys doorstopper, curtis and hanson filled the space with an idea, an imaginary figure as potent as keyser soze. Jan 20, 2005 by rollo tomasi january 20, 2005 buy a titty kick mug. Confidential deserves a place with the best crime films when it hangs tough in the style of raymond chandler and dashiell hammett. Rollo wants to figure his life out, aslaug and lagertha trys to keep good grades and good friendship, floki is confused by his sexuality, judith wants to be free from her father and aethelwulf, helga wants to succeed in art and gisla wants to be the best. Cop exley then killed smith who was ironically remembered as a hero, and exley received the medal of valor. Detectives bud white, edmund exley, and jack vincennes all get caught up in the case, which turns out be part of the power struggle in organized crime after real life mobster mickey cohen is convicted the book by james ellroy was later adapted into a film starring russell crowe, guy. The red pill, with respect to intersexual dynamics, is, and will always be a praxeology. Confidential 1997 discussion rollo tomasi rollo tomasi posted 4 years ago by theonelion 11 replies jump to latest.
Handed a halloween release date in 1997 the same day as an american. Ragnar, lagertha, rollo and their friends came to ireland to follow the erasmus program. Confidential is an evocative, sweeping set of music that captures the grit, glamor and grime of the 50s film noir. The band formed in 2005 and set their local scene alight by playing a synth driven technical mix of styles and genres difficult to define in a. The individual cop, represented by bud, and the department. The high of this herb is both psychedelic and energetic. Rolo tomassi are an experimental extreme punk band from sheffield, england. Mar 20, 2017 the fixers who buried old hollywoods biggest scandals. The high is very psychedelic and heady, but also induces powerful physical euphoria and relaxation which becomes more pronounced with every hit. Andersons boogie nights and quentin tarantinos jackie brown. In his article the political is personal, tomassi wrote the following. Confidential, you know that rollo tomassi exists within the films world in a very significant way.
He eventually teams with bud white crowe, and the two mismatched partners discover smith was attempting to take over a drug empire in the city, and the trail of bodies all lead back to him and his men. Rollo tomasi becomes a madeup name for ed exley to describe all the clever people out there who always manage to get away with their crimes. Greatest movie plot twists, spoilers and surprise endings. Captain dudley liam smith is the main antagonist of james ellroys neonoir novel series known as the l. In essence the red pill should always be about what is not what should be, not what seems moral, immoral or amoral. Confidential feminized seeds dna genetics true north. Oliver stone admitted that they failed to go off, but dafoes commitment to his performance in the death scene was so realistic that they decided not to reshoot it. But, of course, the beauty of the name and what a finename it is is that, technically, rollo. Confidential by curtis hanson curtis hanson, kevin spacey. Confidential is one of cinemas most eloquent nip and tucks.
Confidential film rollo tomasi is the made up name of the unknown purse snatcher who killed ed exleys father, preston exley in the film version of l. Not only does it have excellent medical potential, its also a great smoke for recreational users as well. Three very different cops are all after the truth, each in their own style. Exley tells vincennes this story and the name he made up for his fathers elusive killer because even though he does not have any real proof yet, exley suspects there is a rollo tomassi. Confidential kevin spacey, russell crowe, guy pearce, kim basinger, danny devito. The screenplay by hanson and brian helgeland is based on james ellroys 1990 novel of the same name, the third book in his l. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Of those scuffles most of them were versus a drunk guy who presumed he could kick my ass, or my bandmates ass, because, well, we werent exactly the most physically imposing guys to be honest. Like any tv season year, not every television show met our expectations the. The 2017 tv show season was a year of infrequent highs and deep, dismal lows.
This means the year 1997 appears to have been vintage for tinseltown at the movies. Mar 08, 2012 music by jerry goldsmith from the 1997 movie. Rollo tomassi is one of the leading voices in the globally growing, malefocused online. Confidential makes it clear he wants to be a good cop and became a detective because of rollo tomassi. What is the most perfect death scene youve seen in a movie. Sep 15, 2018 rollo tomasi is an imaginary murderer in the movie l. His character has sympathy and takes up a personal cause for a young aspiring actor simon baker who was taken advantage of by a skeevy hollywood homosexual. Based on the bestselling novel by james ellroy and directed by curtis hanson, this awardwinning crime drama explores. Two policemen are drawn together by an obsession with the same woman and the same multiple murder case. The director confessed to disliking the characters for too long into the story, and. Deadline is reporting that james ellroy, who wrote the novel upon which the acclaimed 1997 film was based, has written the script for the first.
There are two real phenotypes and they will both finish in 5560 days. There is a mass murder at the nite owl restaurant, including a former lapd officer. His character has sympathy and takes up a personal cause for a young aspiring actor simon baker who was taken advantage of. Rollo tomassi has been an ardent defender of red pill as a theory, not an ideology, political movement or religion. Confidential a character never mentioned in the book and, even here, nothing more than a name is one of cinemas most eloquent nip and tucks. Its an almost universallyaccepted fact that the crowning achievement of director curtis hansons career is l. Posted by mike rollo on 07052018 in art, documentary cinema, experimental cinema, farewell transmission, film, the broken altar this week i am in montreal presenting my work and hosting a curated screening of recent experimental work that has captivated me in the past couple of years. Rolo tomasi was the name given to the man who killed eds father, preston exley. Rolo tomassi are a mathcore band from sheffield, england. But the scene that most grabs me concerning this elusive figment is the moment we first hear about him. And now for my next number, id like to return to the classics cookin soul uh, uh, yuh west coast west coast hussle, hussle ya know neighborhood west. The book is the compiled, tenyear core writing of authorblogger rollo tomassi from therationalmale. Millers crossing from the same year was much better received, with the.748 1531 569 448 1346 159 69 70 919 196 477 250 1227 490 1356 1584 556 1226 174 1007 938 206 1125 1101 94 1155 1413 1602 271 1276 993 1430 1480 161 423 472 454 356 187 1002 240 1445 1367