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  • noteeth
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    I don’t know how/why I’ve never managed to see Chinatown, but anyway – went to watch the re-mastered version at t’picture house, and, bludy hell, what a film. 😯

    Superb script, Jack Nicholson on top form and a terrifyingly evil John Huston, all set in a City of Angels apparently at war with both itself and the very desert. Would make for an amazing triple bill if screened alongside Mulholland Drive and LA Confidential

    whatnobeer
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    It is a great piece of cinema. Like you said, great performances, nailed down atmosphere and a great script. Didn’t realised they’d released a remastered version.

    Mr Woppit
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    “…goes outside, contemplates the moon for a bit…”

    Shibboleth
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    Surely the triple bill would have to include the sequel, The Two Jakes? Also a cracker… I have a framed poster of Chinatown on my studio wall, it’s one of my favourite film poster as well as one of my favourite films…

    grievoustim
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    Yep it’s amazing

    The sequel “the two jakes” is pretty lame I seem to remember

    70s Nicholson films are so good

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