> "There is an old movie of Mr. Majestyk, too, very seventies movie but
> the story is good and the movie watchable. They should remake it. Also,
> I think Split Images could be turned into a tight hardboiled film (pure
> hardboiled, no comedy)."
> More of his later, somewhat tongue in cheek crime books seem to have
> been made into movies lately than his earlier, straighter ones (not to
> say he didn't throw in an occasional comedy, like the Ransom of Red
> Chief take off with the earlier appearance of the guys from Rum
> Punch/Jackie Brown, blanking on the name).
> But overall, Leonard's had incredible success at getting his books made.
> Leaving aside the westerns, before Jackie Brown raised his visibility:
> Big Bounce (twice), Moonshine War, Mr Majestyk, Cat Chaser, Glitz.
> Oh, which reminds me, Has anyone seen Kill Shot? I keep seeing trailers
> for it, but it never seems to actually come out. Has it come out yet?
> Should I take the delays as a warning?
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