Monthly Archives: August 2013

10 Days of Leonard: Get Shorty

Elmore Leonard movies Get Shorty

In honour of the passing of Elmore Leonard last week, I’ve embarked on a mission to watch 10 movies based on the writer’s books. In the first entry, I reviewed 52 Pick-Up, a 1986 film directed by John Frankenheimer and starring…

10 Days of Leonard: 52 Pick-Up

Elmore Leonard movies

It was with great sadness I learned of Elmore Leonard‘s passing yesterday. In honour of my favourite crime writer (at least, among the ones I’ve read, including Hammett, Chandler and Highsmith), I watched the 1986 adaptation of his novel 52…