Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Curtis Hanson, 1945-2016

Oscar-winning screenwriter/director Curtis Hanson has died aged 71. Hanson's career started in the 1970s and continued up until his death. As for that Oscar, it came in the screenwriting category: Hanson both wrote the screenplay for, and directed, L.A. Confidential. The screenplay won him the Oscar; he was also nominated for directing, and producing, as the producer(s) of a movie receive the nomination for Best Picture.

Among Hanson's other work, he directed the thriller The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, as well as 8 Mile.

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