REVIEW SUMMARY: One of this reviewer’s first forays into gritty SF. It was a good enough experience that it won’t be her last. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A former [...]
Upon seeing Repo Men
, I drove to a nearby Barnes and Noble and purchased a copy of The Repossession Mambo
, the novel by Eric Garcia on which this futuristic thriller from director Miguel Sapochnik is based. My decision to buy the novel had nothing to do with the movie's quality. Or, rather, it did
, and that's part of the problem. The movie presented ideas that were likely handled in the novel with exactly the finesse, skill and gallows wit that its adaptation lacked.
Eric Garcia’s kick-@$$ thriller The Repossession Mambo was one of my best reads of 2009. The film adaptation, starring Jude Law, who plays a repo man for an artificial [...]
REVIEW SUMMARY: A fun, fast read based upon interesting ideas. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The story of a near-future Repo Man who takes back artificial organs from those who [...]