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…"
"I just signed up for a Novice Strongman Competition to take place towards the end of August. It sounds like fun and just the thing to help push my training. Events will be:
RIsing Yoke + Tomb Stone (30 meters) Log AMRAP Axle Deadlift AMRAP Stones to…"
"Oh well, the Original Framers also didn't think the Bill of Rights was necessary in the beginning, either. One reason the Constitution banned capitation (by the individual) was slavery. You can imagine how well any reform of a…"
"Yeah? What substance is there? Consultation of a language using concepts the original didn't use? Appealing to arguments with no conclusions asking the same questions OP did? Six paragraphs of nothing."
"Absolutely. My wife and I waited until we were married (we were both 25 when we tied the knot). It's God's way and totally worth it. Loved knowing it was all new to both of us and learned everything together. "