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Advantages: Not awful, some good performances
Disadvantages: Didn't grab me, visually too busy

...Two policemen, Dwight Bleichert (known as Bucky) and Lee Blanchard become involved in the investigation into the murder of Elizabeth Short, a wannabe actress who was found badly mutilated. Bucky and Lee are friends, but their friendship takes a complicate ...

sunmeilan 28.01.2009 · Read full review
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Shedding No Light On The Black Dahlia

Advantages: Looks Good
Disadvantages: Practically Everything Else

The Black Dahlia is set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two cops, Bucky Bleichert (Josh Hartnett) and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short, a young woman found brutally murdered. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to th ...

JayHall1991 04.04.2007 · Read full review
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Fade to Black

Advantages: It looks great
Disadvantages: The direction is lurid, the writing sub-standard and the performances wear a thick coat of ham

...One of California's most gruesome unsolved crimes is the murder of failed starlet Elizabeth Short. Based on James Ellroy's novel of the same name, "The Black Dahlia" follows two detectives as they investigate the horrific killing. Former boxers Bucky Blei ...

afy9mab 12.10.2006 · Read full review
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Let the blood flow...

Advantages: Hilary Swank has a buff bottom.
Disadvantages: Her bottom is buffer than Harnetts...

"I've seen better films on the Lifetime Network"... ~ Quote from a little old lady in the ladies room after exiting the Saturday matinee of The Black Dahlia ~ Look, there are just some people out there that will watch anything simply because it i ...

Coyote98 28.10.2006 · Read full review
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The Black Dahlia

Advantages: Captures the era well and i like the way the secrets are unveiled.
Disadvantages: Not 100% true to the book, it cut alot of parts out.

...Directed by Brian De Palma, this 1940's-style film is an good adaptation of the novel (of the same name) written by the brilliant crime writer, James Ellroy. It was relesed in September 2006 and hosts a number of stars taking big roles including; Josh Ha ...

shelley1986 01.06.2007 · Read full review
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