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Good Books and Good Movies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Noluckbuck Mar 29, 2013. 48 Replies

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

 

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Loki replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"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…"
Oct 11, 2010
Jack Peterson replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"How about Grapes os Wrath? My favorite book and a great movie."
Oct 10, 2010
Marshall L. Lilly replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"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…"
Oct 10, 2010
Bob Farvour replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"I saw Secretartiat tonight and it was excellent. I'd recommend it."
Oct 8, 2010
x replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"Season 1 followed the first book until right at the end. Season 2 went off on its own. Both are very good though. The sotries are so different you don't need to compare them."
Feb 3, 2010
john karn replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"so do you think it would be a good idea watching the movie before reading the book or the other way around? i've heard some good stuff about it!"
Feb 3, 2010
john karn replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"haven't read the book but i love the movie!! i am italian, gotta love it!"
Feb 3, 2010
Michael J. Austin left a comment for Brad White
"Anytime Brad :)"
Jan 31, 2010
Brad White left a comment for Michael J. Austin
"Thank you for your birthday wishes"
Jan 31, 2010
Michael J. Austin left a comment for Brad White
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!"
Jan 31, 2010
William L Smith replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"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…"
Dec 3, 2009
Chris La Tray replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"I remember liking that movie too, and loving the book."
Dec 3, 2009
Luke replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"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."
Dec 2, 2009
Brad White replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"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…"
Dec 2, 2009
Peter O'Reilly replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"Even though Dexter is a tv show, I'm pretty sure it was adapted from the novels. Anyone whose into it will tell you how awesome of a show it is too."
Dec 2, 2009
Will replied to Brad White's discussion Good Books and Good Movies
"Getting It Right Let's also add: bad or weak book/story turned into good movie Ordinary People Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (became Blade Runner)"
Dec 2, 2009

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At 3:26pm on January 31, 2010, Michael J. Austin said…
Anytime Brad :)
At 8:57am on January 31, 2010, Michael J. Austin said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!
At 1:29am on August 29, 2009, Shaun Daws said…
Welcome to AoM Brad!
 
 
 

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