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Did You Know?
I don't think The Long Kiss Goodnight
(1996) is a bad movie. I don't think we were shunned because of the script sale or anything like that. I think it just didn't get people's asses in the seats on opening day. They just didn't come out to see it. Who knows why? I was honestly a bit disappointed, because I sold the script because Renny Harlin
and Geena Davis
were available. And the very next day...
Black's two favorite screenwriters are Walter Hill
and William Goldman
. The sparse side of Black's writing style is inspired by Hill, the commentary bits on the world he's created inspired by Goldman, and his mysterious tone is borrowed from Raymond Chandler
His scripts often combine action, thriller, noir and (black) comedy elements.