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Movies By Hollywood, About Hollywood: Taking Inspiration From The Film Industry

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling on the set of "La La Land." (Dale Robinette)
Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling on the set of "La La Land." (Dale Robinette)

The new film “La La Land” is a reminder that Hollywood loves to make films about Hollywood.

Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr ( @tyburr) joins Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti to look at a few films that have drawn upon the city and the film business for inspiration.

Films Discussed In The Segment

“Singin’ in the Rain”

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“In a Lonely Place”

“Mulholland Drive”

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“L.A. Confidential”

“One From the Heart”

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Other Films About, Or Set In, Hollywood
  • “The Player”
  • “Sunset Boulevard”
  • “Boogie Nights”
  • “L.A. Story”
  • “Ed Wood”
  • “Rebel Without a Cause”
  • “A Star is Born”

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