Everybody has been frustrated when a good book gets turned into a bad movie. There are times however, when a good book becomes a good movie as well. I can even think of one not so good book that got…Continue
"I think the 'watchmen' was a good movie. I know many people didn't and hated it etc. But honestly the movie's not a bad movie. and for those who HAVEN'T read the graphic novel (yes it's a 'comic' but it's…"
"I thought that 'Thank You for Smoking' by Christopher Buckley was a fantastic book and made for a great movie. There were some changes from one to the other, most notably the fact that in the book, Nick Naylor's son doesn't…"
"Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (pretty much all of his work but this book stands out)
The books I love the most are Treasure Island and the Count of Monte Cristo. I was given these 2 and a few more from my Grandparents. They had received them Christmas…"
"I thought the latest version of the Count of Monte Cristo was a pretty good movie. Upon reading the book, I realized that the book was far superior, but nevertheless consider the film to be one of the better ones out there."
"To my mind, Lost Moon by Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger was a slightly above average ghost written biographical effort. Interesting but not truly gripping. It was not bad, just a little weak. The movie that was made from it, Apollo 13 was absolutely…"
"In fiction, what works is to keep it interesting and exciting. So we need struggle. Not something I want more of in real life! So I'm not sure it would be relevant. But maybe someone else will have more helpful ideas.…"
"I would recommend not just one, but several stones of increasing fineness. My suggestion is something in the neighbourhood of
Followed by linen strip and then hide strop. You will eventually also need a lapping…"
This group is for all AoM readers who have an association with the armed forces, be it past, present, or future. If you served in a branch of the military yourself, please tell us about your experiences and what the military has meant for your life.See More
"2010 Mini Cooper (yes... I am fully aware that BMW now makes them)
great gas mileage
stands out (when I'm Stateside)
I can navigate English roads in it (for when I'm not Stateside. I feel bad for my coworkers, especially those that…"
Hello Gents,I want to gain insight into relationships, but my own experience is limited to flings which never pass 3 months. I know the how of being a gentleman, good relationship partner, and all the stuff a "good man" is supposed to have, but in my head I always boil up doubts about why I'm in a relationship and where she and I are going. These doubts eventually sap my will to continue the relationship because I feel like it's unfair to her, I'm leading her on, these doubts indicate…See More