TITLE

THE ELMORE LEONARD PARADOX

AUTHOR(S)
ORR, CHRISTOPHER
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Atlantic;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 313 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the television and film adaptations of American novelist Elmore Leonard, noting that with the exception of the television series "Justified" many have been critical and commercial failures. Films based on Leonard's work in crime fiction discussed in the article include "Get Shorty," "The Big Bounce," and "Out of Sight," which the author suggests failed to match Leonard's lighthearted tone and comic aspects. Leonard's approval of the production of "Justified" is covered.
ACCESSION #
93454406

 

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