RARA-AVIS: Re: Thrillers

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 04 Feb 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Bill Crider <macavityabc@...> wrote:
    > Okay, I think I have the thriller thing all figured out now. But can
    > someone explain "hardboiled" and "noir" for me.
    > (In case there's even the tiniest doubt in anyone's mind, I'm only kidding.)
    For access to such scholastic depths, one must get to the bottom of Robert Altman's film version of _The Long Goodbye_. Seven years of monastic or nunastic meditation are required and only one viewing is allowed per lifetime. No bailouts.



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