Topic: Elmore Leonard

Only just seen that he died two years ago.

Great writer, although I don't agree with his '10 rules'.

Shame no movie/series of one of his books ever did them justice (not even Get Shorty or Jackie Brown/Rum Punch, although they were not bad).

草泥马

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Lets be honest here Davo, not many films ever do a book justice.

People make me laugh when they see War & Peace and say it isn't as good as the book.

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Big Fella wrote:

Lets be honest here Davo, not many films ever do a book justice.

I dunno BF, American Psycho - there's a movie that's as good as the book IMO.

草泥马

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Beijing Dave wrote:
Big Fella wrote:

Lets be honest here Davo, not many films ever do a book justice.

I dunno BF, American Psycho - there's a movie that's as good as the book IMO.

The Shawshank Redemption,  The Shining, The Godfather all as good, if not better, than the book.

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Actually I forgot about Out of Sight - pure class (both the movie and the book).

草泥马

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Lets make a list.

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The Lincoln Lawyer, great book equally great movie

They need to make some more films from Michael Connolly books. Harry Bosch to be played by Nick Nolte would be perfect.

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Let's hope that "50 Shades Of Grey" is up to the book, eh lads.

Keep it FLAC. Say NO to variable bit rates.

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Beijing Dave wrote:

Actually I forgot about Out of Sight - pure class (both the movie and the book).

Watched that the day before he died. Creepy coincidence.

Misery is also better as a movie, the book was struggle for me. The Shining... They're two very different things IMO. Both amazing. The Godfather most definitely better as a movie.

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Justified, the tv show based on Leonard's short story Fire in the Hole is also worth checking out.