Completely agree...it is well known that Dutch hated Mr Majestic. His son
who worked in an ad agency in DTW where I used to roam confirmed it many
times.....but it is absolutely watchable, and it is very 70šs and even more
quaint that way all these years later...
On 7/20/08 1:44 PM, "jacquesdebierue" <email@example.com> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:rara-avis-l%40yahoogroups.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
> pleased with
>> > Get Shorty, Out of Sight and Jackie Brown. When I mentioned Mr.
> Majestyk, he
>> > 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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