Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: RIP Jules Dassin

Date: 31 Mar 2008

mrt wrote:

"The karmatic consequences of such exercises [Celebrity Deathwatch] make me shudder... Add a little betting and you got yourself a nice noir story, at least a short-short."

Well, not too noir, but the idea has been used in crime movies (Dead Pool, the 4th Dirty Harry) and TV (an episode of CSI: Miami). In both cases, someone tries to win by lending nature a hand.


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