Sunset Boulevard Explained: The Hollywood Nightmare
by The Take by ScreenPrism
In this video essay, ScreenPrism explores the deeper meaning behind Billy Wilder’s noir classic, Sunset Boulevard, a critique of Hollywood’s toxic star system, its mistreatment of writers and its discouragement of true originality.
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