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Book To Screen: What Changed And What Stayed In 'A Walk Among The Tombstones' "The challenge is to translate the feel of those novels into something visual, and then from a story standpoint, the moves in these stories are very small," writer/director Scott Frank told us about bringing Lawrence Block's 1992 book "A Walk Among The Tombstones" to the big screen. "...And the challenge is to make those little moves feel big enough that they warrant a movie. Once upon a time you could. In the sixties and seventies and even going back to film noir, the private eye story was very common.

Interview: Scott Frank Talks 'A Walk Among the Tombstones,' The Western He's Dying To Make, And More Although the trailers and other marketing materials being utilized to sell "A Walk Among the Tombstones" will have you believing that it's another run-of-the-mill Liam Neeson thriller, it is not. The movie is intricate and beautifully done, with one of the finer Neeson performances in recent memory and a twisty- turny crime movie plot (based on a Lawrence Block novel of the same name) and nary a superhero in sight.

First Trailer For A Walk Among The Tombstones Liam Neeson hunts kidnappers...You would think that anyone dealing in the criminal world of kidnapping would know to avoid tangling with Liam Neeson. But clearly the crooks in Scott Frank’s A Walk Among The Tombstones have never seen a Taken film. Have a gander at the trailer over at Apple.Written and directed by Scott Frank, and based on Lawrence Block’s bestselling mystery novels, the thriller finds Neeson as Matt Scudder, a former NYPD cop who quit the job after a robbery at his local bar cost lives.

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'Tombstones' shoot underway

screendaily.com – Principal photography is underway in New York on A Walk Among the Tombstones, writer-director Scott Frank's crime thriller starring Liam Neeson. 7 years 11 weeks ago via jetli
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Liam Neeson to Star in 'A Walk Among the Tombstones'

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shocktillyoudrop.com – Exclusive Media and Cross Creek Pictures have entered into a three year development and production deal with a minimum of two feature films per year. A Walk Among the Tombstones, starring Liam Neeson, will be the first film to be produced and financed under this new arrangement. Scott Frank (The Lookout) wrote and will direct the film with Double Feature Films partners Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher to produce with Danny DeVito and his company, Jersey Films.

8 years 2 weeks ago via donnieyen

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Posted December 30th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

Based on Lawrence Block’s bestselling series of mystery novels, A Walk among the Tombstones stars Liam Neeson as Matt Scudder, an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law. When Scudder reluctantly agrees to help a heroin trafficker (Dan Stevens) hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife, the PI learns that this is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime…nor will it be the last.

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