Re: RARA-AVIS: The Grifters - Hell of a woman - Serie Noire

From: Rene Ribic (
Date: 03 Mar 2003

> Thinking a little more about Jim Thompson films, the original "The
> Getaway" has to have the most perfect casting possible with Steve
> McQueen as Doc McCoy and Al Lettieri as Rudy. It's just too bad the
> movie had to ruin the book's terrific apocalyptic ending.

Not to mention whitewashing McCoy's character. I mean, you can't have Steve McQueen doublecrossing & murdering his partners in crime. Only bad criminals do that kind of thing.


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