I totally didn’t know this was coming, but AICN surprised us last night by posting a glowing review (courtesy of Moriarty) of Scott Frank’s The Lookout, the SXSW 2007 Opening Night Film. Among other things, he writes:
In this way, this isn’t an imitation of noir or an exercise; this is the real deal. And so is Scott Frank. Here’s hoping this marks the beginning of him making his own work, because this first time out is a heck of a debut.