Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: At the Movies... (Gone, Baby, Gone)

From: Robert Elkin (
Date: 29 Oct 2007

Curt wrote:
"Why "laugh"? Why assume the reaction will be negative? Are the hardboiled conventions so ridiculous?"

Perhaps not "ridiculous," but certainly so moored in their cultural context that to remove them, however abstractly, might make them seem so to some.

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