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…"
" JB - The point is that with self-service gas stations, who pumps gas, washes windows, checks the oil & tires, etc, etc, etc is no longer a gas station employee. It's the gas station customer.
An indirect societal cost of…"
"Recent book called "Shadow Labor" points out that self-service gas stations are part of the "bean-counters'" cost cutting menu. What has happened here is that the fuel distributors have managed to shift the cost…"
"I work in PA, where I pump my own, but rarely do cause it's so much cheaper in NJ, so I fill the car up here.
It is odd, but whatever. It's fun to needle my wife, or any woman for that matter, on the creating pump your own in NJ. Freaks…"
"Generally the Stay Still, Stay Quiet picture is correct: Danish and Swedish are VERY similar still, Norwegian is a bit more broken off (due to hiding in the western fjords across the mountains), Icelandic is ancient and unintelligible to the…"