Thursday Aug 28
The Arizona Republic
Review: 'Life of Crime' is just fine, but doesn't pay
Review: 'Life of Crime' is just fine, but doesn't pay The Elmore Leonard adaptation is decent fun, but that's disappointing, considering the source.
East Bay Express
Life of Crime
Detroit, 1978. The dissatisfied, country-clubbing wife of a cheating businessman gets kidnapped for ransom out of her suburban home by a pair of goofball criminals .
Review: 'Life of Crime' misses Leonard's rhythm
Some may pine for George Clooney's chin or Scarlett Johansson's lips, but no body part should be more envied than Elmore Leonard's ear.
Detroit Free Press
Will 'Life of Crime' capture Elmore Leonard's distinctive style?
Like his indelible characters, Elmore Leonard was one cool dude when describing his philosophy on movies and TV series adapted from his writing.
Movie Review: 'Life of Crime' Starring John Hawkes and Jennifer Aniston
The works of famed crime novelist Elmore Leonard are a popular source for directors looking to dip their toes in the genre, but few are able to fully capture the author's snappy narrative voice.