52 Pickup

52 Pickup (John Frankenheimer, 1986)

The pickup is not a truck (/utility): apparently it’s relevant that there are 52 cards in a deck. I’m talking about John Frankenheimer’s 1986 film, but mostly in ignorance, despite having seen it. What can I say: Elmore Leonard’s are stories of a particular kind, which provide much entertainment – which is distracting. Which we sometimes need. Too often.

A secret fling between a man and his mistress leads to blackmail and murder.

Roy Scheider, Ann-Margret, Vanity

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Garry Gillard | reviews | New: 20 March, 2017 | Now: 20 March, 2017