There are about a half-dozen instances (out of several times more) adaptations of Elmore Leonard’s work for film and television that get it right: Justified, Karen Sisco, Maximum Bob, Jackie Brown, Out of Sight and, possibly the best, Get Shorty.
Drug-smuggling. Racketeering. Loan sharking. Welcome to Hollywood!
Shout! Factory’s Get Shorty: The Collector’s Edition Blu-ray will be in stores on October 23rd.