Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Short and cheap

From: Patrick King (
Date: 15 Oct 2007

I don't imagine the re-make itself did much to dispell that notion. I have to wonder, when you have a perfect original movie with a genius in the lead, why would you do a bad remake and expect to make money and receive kudos by disgusting people's memories.

Patrick King
--- wrote:

> Dave wrote:
> "Sales are good for every book+author after a major
> movie. It's getting
> that movie deal that's the trick..."
> Maybe not EVERY. I kept waiting for Ted Lewis's
> great Get Carter to be
> reprinted after the Stallone movie, but it never
> was. Snobby publishers
> assumed Stallone fans were non-readers?
> Mark

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