- Network: Investigation Discovery
- Series Premiere Date: Jan 19, 2011
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Jan 21, 2011There is no one quite like James Ellroy - and in a world filled with hyperbole, if you have seen him, or read his work, you would surely agreeThere is no one quite like James Ellroy - and in a world filled with hyperbole, if you have seen him, or read his work, you would surely agree that he is unique. Tall, bald, now over 60, the LA native takes center stage in this spooky, fascinating, compelling series. Seeing is believing and I am a bit surprised, and yet thrilled, the the network apparently let him just be himself. Sure, I am a noir fan, and consider LA Confidential one of the masterpieces films of the 1990s. But I have read five of Ellroy's book, including non-fiction, and is he ever talented (as he admits in the first episode, while remaining modest otherwise).
This is not for everyone, but it sure hit the spot for me!… Full Review »