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From: ejgorman99@aol.com
Date: 09 Sep 2006

> Speaking of hardboiled movies, I've got Day of the
> Locusts (based on Nathanael West's novel) to watch
> from Netflix.  I'm looking forward to that.  With all
> the B movie titles associated with hardboiled, this
> one looks like a major production with several big
> names.
> miker
> --I'm in a minority of Locusts. I think it's a fine true rendering of the
> novel. The critics despised it. Really savage reviews. They complained about
> the laconic qualities of the protagonist but if you read the novel that seems
> to me anyway to be one of the themes West used most forcefully--how he just
> hangs on, getting nowhere, philosophical about his dilemma and unable to take
> any meaningful action.
> Ed Gorman

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