Re: RARA-AVIS: Movies Better Than Books

From: Rene Ribic (
Date: 15 May 2002

Brian wrote

. How often has it been that we like a movie far better
> > >than the book on which it is based?
> >

Although CLEAN SLATE by Lionel White is an excellent HB caper novel, Kubrick's film version, THE KILLING (with Jim Thompson on scripting duties) is IMO one of the great films noir, or one of the great crime melodramas, period.


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