Articles about Chinatown

10 Scripts to Read Before You Die
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This is by no means an exhaustive or definitive list, but these are ten scripts every screenwriter–whether aspiring newbie or seasoned pro–should read, the sooner the better. All of these screenplays are extraordinary, not just due to the quality of the writing but also because of their far-reaching impact on American cinema.

Added by on 3/23/14
'The Wolverine': James Mangold's influences
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James Mangold tweets 10 films that influenced 'The Wolverine'
Added by on 3/4/13
Sacha's Faves
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Sacha Gervasi, director of "Hitchcock," shares his five favorite films with @rottentomatoes and they're all admirable picks
Added by on 11/29/12
The Top 10 Crime Thrillers On Netflix
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I'm not 100% sure what constitutes a crime thriller, but here are the ten best on Netflix
Added by on 10/9/12
'I Drink Your Milkshake' and More: The Greatest Movie Endings - Alison Nastasi - The Atlantic
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These 10 films tied up their loose ends (or didn't) with unforgettable panache.
Added by on 8/28/12
Five Interesting Things About Roman Polanski's 'Chinatown'
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Category: Analysis
Tagged: Chinatown
Starting with a complex, yet brilliantly simple script, "Chinatown" displays top class at every level, from Roman Polanski directing at his peak, to top notch performances from Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway. It's hard to ask for much more from a film. "Chinatown" was released 38 years ago today, and to mark the occasion @indiewire has put together five interesting facts about it.
Added by on 6/22/12
Movie/TV 'Family Affairs': Creepy? It's All Relative...
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''True Blood'' is the latest to make a story line of family members getting too close for comfort. This plot device has been creeping us out for years to varying degrees; see our take, from not too disturbing (''Revenge'') to off the charts (''Chinatown'')
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 6/11/12
An Inspiration to Pedos Everywhere
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A @Guardian critic argues that Roman Polanski's lifetime film award is deserved, despite the whole fleeing felon thing
Added by on 9/27/11
The movie plots that technology killed
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Hollywood's classic murders, stalkings and deceptions would never have been possible had today's technology been around. The @guardian rewrites the script for the digital age
Added by on 8/2/11
A Fincher Film Artifact
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Check out this note handwritten by director David Fincher, listing his all-time favorite films (via @akstanwyck)
Added by on 2/22/11
Sacha's Faves
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Sacha Gervasi, director of "Hitchcock," shares his five favorite films with @rottentomatoes and they're all admirable picks
Added by on 11/29/12
'The Wolverine': James Mangold's influences
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James Mangold tweets 10 films that influenced 'The Wolverine'
Added by on 3/4/13
The Top 10 Crime Thrillers On Netflix
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I'm not 100% sure what constitutes a crime thriller, but here are the ten best on Netflix
Added by on 10/9/12
'I Drink Your Milkshake' and More: The Greatest Movie Endings - Alison Nastasi - The Atlantic
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These 10 films tied up their loose ends (or didn't) with unforgettable panache.
Added by on 8/28/12
Five Interesting Things About Roman Polanski's 'Chinatown'
Interesting
Category: Analysis
Tagged: Chinatown
Starting with a complex, yet brilliantly simple script, "Chinatown" displays top class at every level, from Roman Polanski directing at his peak, to top notch performances from Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway. It's hard to ask for much more from a film. "Chinatown" was released 38 years ago today, and to mark the occasion @indiewire has put together five interesting facts about it.
Added by on 6/22/12
Movie/TV 'Family Affairs': Creepy? It's All Relative...
Interesting
''True Blood'' is the latest to make a story line of family members getting too close for comfort. This plot device has been creeping us out for years to varying degrees; see our take, from not too disturbing (''Revenge'') to off the charts (''Chinatown'')
Source: www.ew.com
Added by on 6/11/12
The movie plots that technology killed
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Hollywood's classic murders, stalkings and deceptions would never have been possible had today's technology been around. The @guardian rewrites the script for the digital age
Added by on 8/2/11
A Fincher Film Artifact
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Check out this note handwritten by director David Fincher, listing his all-time favorite films (via @akstanwyck)
Added by on 2/22/11
10 Scripts to Read Before You Die
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This is by no means an exhaustive or definitive list, but these are ten scripts every screenwriter–whether aspiring newbie or seasoned pro–should read, the sooner the better. All of these screenplays are extraordinary, not just due to the quality of the writing but also because of their far-reaching impact on American cinema.

Added by on 3/23/14
An Inspiration to Pedos Everywhere
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A @Guardian critic argues that Roman Polanski's lifetime film award is deserved, despite the whole fleeing felon thing
Added by on 9/27/11
Walker's Cafe, San Pedro, CA
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Featured in: Chinatown
Scene where Gittes places the pocket watch underneath Mulwray's car was shot in this parking lot.
700 West Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro, CA
Added by on 5/19/12
Ida's Apartment
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The distinctive apartment where Jack Nicholson discovers Ida is dead is still standing on Kensington Road in Los Angeles.
763 East Kensington Road, Los Angeles, CA
Added by on 7/15/11