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Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

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Starring (View all)
Denzel Washington Denzel Washington
Easy Rawlins
Tom Sizemore Tom Sizemore
Dewitt Albright
Jennifer Beals Jennifer Beals
Daphne Monet
Don Cheadle Don Cheadle
Mouse Alexander
Maury Chaykin Maury Chaykin
Matthew Terell
Terry Kinney Terry Kinney
Todd Carter
Mel Winkler Mel Winkler
Joppy
Albert Hall Albert Hall
Odell


Written by
Walter Mosley Walter Mosley
(book)
Carl Franklin Carl Franklin
(screenplay)


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An average movie

13 years, 1 month ago at May 31 9:26
Denzel Washington is an amazing actor and it is always a treat to see him perform. With this in mind, I had some rather high expectations for this flick and I was really eager to check it out. Indeed, the idea of a neo-film noire starring Washington sounded really neat.  Unfortunately, I thought that the whole thing  was slightly disappointing. I mean, as usual, Denzel Washington gave a solid pe... read more
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Description: It is 1948 in LA and Ezikeal "Easy" Rawlins, an African-American World War II veteran, is looking for work. At his friend's bar, he is introduced to a white man, DeWitt Albright, who is looking for someone to help him find a missing white woman assumed to be hiding somewhere in LA's Black community. This woman, Daphane Monet, happens to be the fiancée of a wealthy "blue blood," Todd Carter, who is currently the favorite in the city's mayoralty race. Daphane Monet is known to frequent the Black jazz clubs in LA. Easy, innocently, accepts Albright's offer; however, he quickly finds himself amidst murder, crook ... (more)
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Tags: Mystery (4), Thriller (4), Crime (4), Murder (4), Film Noir (3), Period (3), 1995 (3), 1990s (3), Drama (3), Based On A Novel (2), Spiritual Cinema (2), Walter Mosley (2), SnP (2), Sort (2), Tri-Star Pictures (1), (1), Box Office Flop (1), Neo-noir (1), Based On Novel (1)
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" Date: 11/21/2021 Viewed: Criterion Channel First Viewing Note: After hearing good things about Devil in a Blue Dress over the years, I have always been curious about it. I remember seeing a movie poster for it when I was a kid in 1995 at my local movie theater. I figured I'd check out Devil in a Blue Dress, which is currently streaming on the Criterion Channel (As of 11/21/2021). I'm glad I finally saw it because it's a great film. Devil in a Blue Dress is a cult classic in my opinion. I li"


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