RARA-AVIS: Re: Noir definition

From: Jacques Debierue ( matrxtech@yahoo.com)
Date: 23 Aug 2004

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Michael Robison
<miker_zspider@y...> wrote:

> Huh? You didn't think the protagonist in DARK RIDE
> was tough? Don't you remember that scene where he's
> beating hell out of a punching bag? What about that
> scene where he steps into the drug house? The
> protagonist is a tough guy who loses. It fits the
> Lankford criteria perfectly, doesn't it?

No, I don't think he was tough in the hardboiled sense. He was egotistical, spoiled and crazy --a psycho, in fact. And he doesn't lose, does he? Except his mind, that is...



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