Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: movie remakes

Date: 17 Feb 2008

In a message dated 2/17/08 10:41:57 AM, writes:

> But when a remake works it can be a very good thing.  Remember that John
> Huston's The Maltese Falcon was the third attempt at filming Hammett's novel.

I'd say Pierce Brosnan's THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR is superior to the McQueen original. I'd also say that Brosnan is more interesting in other roles than he ever was as James Bond, citing this, THE TAILOR OF PANAMA and his early NOMADS as examples. I hear that THE MATADOR is interesting as well

John Lau

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