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Curtis Hanson, a classicist and chameleon among Hollywood directors

Curtis Hanson was not a filmmaker known for hogging the spotlight, which is why it felt like a rare treat to catch an on-screen, front-and-center glimpse of him just a few months ago, while scanning the extras on my Criterion Collection disc of Nicholas Ray’s “In a Lonely Place” (1950). There,...
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