Re: RARA-AVIS: Fight scenes

From: Christoforo (
Date: 21 Mar 2000

> I've often heard this complaint of many detective novels and, of course,
> current Hollywood movies. The detective gets the snot beat out of him,
> instead of a couple day hospital stay and tremendous aches and pains, he's
> again the next day chasing down the bad guys.

The Coen Brothers lampooned this very idea in "Miller's Crossing". The Gabriel Byrne character continually "gets the snot beat out of him" and never gets a mark on him.


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