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Nicholas Elliott <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 6 May 1996 00:18:42 +0100
<v01520d00adb08c5fa325@[]> from "Mark Allen" at May 3, 96 09:13:17 pm
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Mark Allen wrote:
> And while on the subject, I'll voice my opinion here that the mass of
> reviewers comparing 12 Monkeys with its inspiration La Jetee who insulted
> the more recent script as being the lessor were simply searching for an
> excuse to prove that they had seen the obscure french film, La Jetee.  I
> was thouroughly impressed with the adaptation and view the two as two
> completely different works of art.  There were two holes in the new script
> I didn't care for much, but overall, I was hugely impressed and
> disappointed that the writer didn't receive the acclaim he deserved.
Like Mark I was impressed by 12 Monkeys yet came away thinking that
there were gaps in the narrative that I had missed. What were the two
holes in the script?
Nick Elliott
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