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On his film "Some Call It Loving": The film opened and closed so fast that it caused a suction.
Walked away from his adaptation of James Elroy's best selling novel "The Black Dahlia" when he realized he was not going to have complete freedom and creative control.
His film's often deal with cops and crooks, or his heroes are never black or white, but grey. His films often have a noir-ish tone.