--- In email@example.com, ABQBrewer@... wrote:
> Hi all:
> Elmore Leonard's one of my heroes, but I've only met him once in
> (at Bcon in Denver). One of the things we talked about was the mixed
> of his books that have been made into movies. As I recall, he was
> Get Shorty, Out of Sight and Jackie Brown. When I mentioned Mr.
> shook his head and said something like: "Charles Bronson couldn't
say a line
> right to save his life."
Bronson was a limited actor, but the lines in Majestyk are not funny
lines like many in those three relatively recent movies, which also
had much larger budgets. It has been a while, but Bronson doesn't ruin
Majestyk. The production is very seventies, but still adequate, by
which I mean that the movie does not come across as ridiculous. It is
watchable, perhaps because the story is a strong one and at the same
time a very basic one (straight out of a classic Western).
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