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4:00 PM on 09.04.2013

Jack Nicholson supposedly retiring... supposedly

Oh blimey. This is pretty heavy news. A 'source' has apparently suggested that Mr Nicholson has been suffering some memory loss recently and has chosen to retire from acting altogether. Nicholson's last film last came out ove...

Nathan Hardisty

Review: Chinatown photo
Review: Chinatown
by Sean Walsh

[In celebration of the forthcoming release of L.A. Noire, Flixist has teamed up with its sister sites Japanator and Destructoid to give a bit of background on what noir (we're spelling it that way) is all about. Throughout the next week and leading up to L.A. Noire's release, we'll be reviewing/analyzing classic noirs set in L.A., explaining exactly what noir is and a few more awesome things.]

I’ve heard nothing but good things about Chinatown for a long time. Jack Nicholson in his prime, sexy dames, and a mystery that gets deeper by the minute. My curiosity was piqued, to say the list. I’ve had it queued up to watch for a while, but there always seemed to be another film that would come before it. When Noir Week rolled around, I knew it was time to dive right into the Roman Polanski epic. Did it live up to the hype? Read on to find out! (Spoiler alert: it did.)

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