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Sunset Boulevard   7/22/20
by TheUsualSuspect
The voice-over from our lead character invokes so many film noir instances that once the dead body shows up I was wondering...wait, what IS this film really about?

Sunset Boulevard   4/11/17
by Jeff Costello
Speaking of references, the entire film was filled with mentions of an "Old Hollywood aristocracy", like Darryl F Zanuck, Alan Ladd and Cecile De Mille, who even had a noticable cameo in the film.

Sunset Boulevard   12/29/15
by Citizen Rules
In that big mansion is where he meets an aging silent film star, Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson).

Sunset Boulevard   5/29/15
by Iroquois
In any case, this is most definitely a film that emphasises its razor-sharp wit and scathing deconstruction of old Hollywood over any type of superficial flair (save for the occasional bizarre image such as Swanson's elaborate funeral for a recently deceased chimpanzee), and as such definitely holds...

Sunset Boulevard   5/30/13
by JayDee
A couple of years ago, The Artist won the hearts of film fans all over the world as a much loved film that covered the transition from silent films to talkies in a fairly hopeful and uplifting manner.

Sunset Boulevard   4/08/08
by mark f
All in all, it's tough to find a film which is anywhere remotely similar to [I]Sunset Blvd.[/I], and if you can, it's a pale imitation.

Sunset Boulevard   9/07/07
by The Gnat
Billy Wilder does an amazing job of creating this dark story.

Sunset Boulevard   3/24/04
by Sedai
In Sunset Boulevard, Swanson plays the role of an aging silent film star, who was incredibly popular in the heyday of silent film, long forgotten in the time of talkies, or films with sound.


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