I recently re-watched The Grifters, a film about con-artists starring John Cusack, Anjelica Huston and Annette Bening. I haven't read the book, but I have read another book by Jim Thompson called The Killer Inside Me which I thoroughly enjoyed, so I will probably get the book and read that too. My favourite character is Myra (played by Annette Bening) because she has the coolest outfits throughout the movie.
My favourite item has to be the leopard print biker jacket! Apologies for the poor quality photographs, I had to take them on my phone from the screen. Why is it that you can't take screen-shots whilst the DVD player is open on Mac computers?!! Rubbish! Anyways, here's the trailer: