The Bad and the Beautiful (1952, Vincente Minnelli)
Rating: 3.5/4 stars, 8.5/10, 88/100
Rank: #50 (Top Favorites)
If you don’t like movies about Hollywood, stay away from this one. If you do, this movie is composed of three stories of people who were screwed over by Hollywood. The last story is by far the weakest, but still memorable. All three stories are tied together in a nice bow, justifying the choices that the characters make.
Circuses Are Past History - Like the man says, the past is a foreign country. My own past in Los Angeles is of little interest and the more time goes on, the less any of it matters ...