Re: RARA-AVIS: The Kill-Off

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 10 Jan 2001

On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Bill Crider wrote:

> Has anyone seen the 1990 movie version of Jim Thompson's The Kill-Off?
> Leonard Maltin say it's "the best noir I've ever seen" or something like that.

I have seen it. It's by a female director - her name escapes me at the moment. Martha something. It's pretty good, albeit slow-moving. The climax is pretty good. I remember enjoying it, but the best noir.. Maltin hasn't surely been around!


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