Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Super Heroes, Comics, and Noir

Date: 25 Jul 2008

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    In a message dated 7/24/08 11:17:38 AM, writes:

    > While certainly not as gruesome an ending, I
    > was reminded of Fincher's Seven, which was the first time that I as an
    > audience member A) wanted a pure act of vengeance, even as Morgan
    > Freeman spelled out the consequences to Brad Pitt (if you kill him, he
    > wins), and B) after I got what I wanted, I felt like shit about it.
    > If not Noir in practical fact, it sure played around in Noir's sandbox
    > a lot. For me, that is.

    if Seven isn't noir, nothing is

    John Lau

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