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Devil in A Blue Dress

(DVD - 1995)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Devil in A Blue Dress
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Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins is a decorated war hero who returns home to work as a private eye. His job of finding a missing socialite puts him between the white power elite and the vibrant black community of Central Avenue. As soon as Easy and his trigger-happy friend Mouse find Daphne Monet, trouble follows.
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, c1995
Edition: Widescreenfull screen format
ISBN: 0767818075
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama DEVIL
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (101 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in

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This is a classic that has not received its due. It is based on a novel by Walter Mosley. The production value is very high and Denzel Washington is outstanding as Mosley’s favorite character, Easy Rawlins. One of the most interesting features of these novels is how they transport you to a minutely detailed and richly described post-World-War-2 Los Angeles and this movie lives up to that expectation. This movie also benefits from a well crafted plot typical of an Easy Rawlings’ mystery: race-centric, violent with a strong narrative structure that draws you into it. // if you are a fan of film noirs or Hitchcock you will enjoy this plot... it has both. A trip to the underbelly of society mixed with an ordinary man who is pushed into extraordinary circumstances by necessity and chance. // I strongly recommend the movie.

Nov 19, 2012
  • tj_is_cool rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Well acted but I did not care about the plot or the characters.

Sep 06, 2012
  • Damain216 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I LOVE IT i LOVE... THIS MOVES IS VERY GOOD TO WATCH AT ALL TIME LIKE ME!

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