Re: RARA-AVIS: Movies and books and hardboiled characters

From: Brian Thornton (
Date: 19 May 2002

At 11:10 AM 5/17/02 -0600, you wrote:
>I saw the film version of Walter Mosley's
>_Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned_
>just by chance last night on HBO. Wow! It
>was really powerful. I enjoyed reading the
>stories when the book came out, but it is even
>better as a film and Laurence Fishburne IS
>Socrates Fortlow. Any idea if _Walkin' the
>Dog_ is similarly destined for a film?

Speaking of Mosley, I immensely enjoyed "Devil In A Blue Dress", but enjoyed the film far more. Denzel Washington and a superb supporting cast including the AMAZING Don Cheadle, Maury Chakin, Jennifer Beals and Tom Sizemore really made it come to life for me.


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