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Re: Holiday/Oscar Movies 2006
Posted By: Darien, on host
Date: Thursday, October 5, 2006, at 23:37:50
In Reply To: Re: Holiday/Oscar Movies 2006 posted by Sam on Thursday, October 5, 2006, at 10:43:18:

> > I understand that Get Shorty is widely regarded as the first good movie based on Leonard.
> Eh? Hombre is one of Paul Newman's defining roles, probably third to Cool Hand Luke and Hud. Get Shorty probably only gets that particular bit of acclaim when people forget Leonard wrote Hombre.

I'll accept that. Recall that I haven't seen Hombre myself; I just heard a lot about Get Shorty in the vein of "OMG FINALLY a good Leonard adaptation." It *still* doesn't surprise me to find out that a whole lot of people were wrong.

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