31- #DLMChallenge “Get Shorty”

For #31 of the #DLMChallenge #365moviesin365days on March 20th I watched: Get Shorty.

I’ve heard about this film for so many years, I figured it was high time to check it out.

This movie made me feel awkward– Like I missed it in the 90s and now it’s dated and out of place. But that’s not to say it isn’t a great film, in fact it most certainly is.

I’m not familiar in the least with the works of Elmore Leonard, but this film truly compels me to dig in.

Now I excitedly await Be Cool and Jackie Brown. Yes, I am aware that Be Cool is not nearly as… Cool.

The Main Crew:

Cinematographer: Donald Peterman (Men in Black, Cocoon)

Based on a Novel by: Elmore Leonard (Rum Punch [Novel basis for Jackie Brown, Fire in the Hole [Basis for Justified])

Screenplay by: Scott Frank (Out of Sight, The Lookout)

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld (The Addams Family, Men in Black III)

The Main Cast:

John Travolta (Saturday Night Fever, Pulp Fiction)

Rene Russo (Outbreak, Lethal Weapon 3)

Gene Hackman (Unforgiven, The French Connection)

Danny Devito (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Matilda)

Dennis Farina (Snatch., Author’s Anonymous)


Follow me on Twitter to keep up with my #DLMChallenge @GuyOnAWire

And to learn more about the DLM Challenge— Click here.

-Jamie

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