Re: RARA-AVIS: Interesting morning on TCM

From: Jeff Vorzimmer (
Date: 22 Nov 2010

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    You know, this was remade in 1987 with Kevin Costner? It was called No Way Out and they turn the story into a Cold War drama, set in the Pentagon, IIRC.


    On Nov 22, 2010, at 9:02 AM, Rick Helms wrote:

    > Noticed that TCM played KISS ME DEADLY, the Ralph Meeker take on
    > Mike Hammer, this morning. Followed it up with Ray Milland in THE
    > BIG CLOCK.
    > I caught the end of KMD. It's been about ten years since I last saw
    > it, and damned if it isn't ten years sillier than it was last time.
    > If it hadn't been nine in the morning, I'd have initiated a
    > drinking game involving taking a shot every time Meeker bitch-
    > slapped some poor guy. I counted three times in the last twenty
    > minutes of the flick.
    > I had to leave for work, so I missed THE BIG CLOCK, but I'm DVRing
    > it to transfer to DVD.

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