Thursday, December 20, 2012 5:11:30 AM
One book though that will transcribe really well to film I think is Ender's Game. But the only problem might be it will be seen as dated and a bit old hat.
I just remembered cheesy romance novels are so funny to watch as films because there is hardly any time for them to fall in love. It is like hi, I hate you, fifteen minutes later they are having the post-engagement sexxors. So I would prefer a four hour long film than one that is only two hours and makes no damn sense.
Thursday, December 20, 2012 5:03:18 AM
@ Lynch's Dune being 14 hours long, bring it on! I would love to watch that. Such an awesome book and movie.
I only don`t like it when they say they are making a movie of a book but are actually making a movie inspired by a book. That to me seems like false advertising. And I prefer books to movies just for the sake of efficiency. Text to speech is awesome!
Thursday, December 20, 2012 2:40:48 AM
I saw it yesterday, and while I was somewhat disappointed in the roller-coaster scenes that only were there to show off the 3D, I liked it overall. They cut some of the original story, but added a LOT of history and background information and expanded on things that happened in the world but were largely glossed over in the book.
Tolkien wrote so very much about his amazing world, and I'm happy that we get to see more of it.
If nothing else, the riddle scene between Bilbo and Gollum is so good that it`s worth watching the entire movie for.