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Kilmer Returns !
on 9 August 2004
Stylish, gritty and yet factual account of one the most notorious murders in recent Hollywood history - the Wonderland Avenue murders.
Even more fascinating is the fact that one of the alleged killers was the king of porn himself - John Holmes - who has always been branded as the "biggest" porn star - and was the inspiration for 1998 hit Boogie Nights.
As no one was ever convicted of the killings, the film creatively tries to explain the events that culminated in the Wonderland Murders.
Val Kilmer gives a truly compelling performance, and it's good to see him in a challenging role once more, with a great supporting cast, from Lisa Kudrow (from Friends), the beautiful Kate Bosworth, Dillon McDermot (TV's The Practice, Party Monster) and Josh Lucas (American Psycho, Hulk).
Director James Cox tells the story with startling energy, and is helped by a fantastic 80's soundtrack !
Reminiscent of 1995's Natural Born Killers, the reality of the Hollywood underbelly has never been quite so compelling - go get it, you won't be disappointed !