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    All these book movies just trying to be the next Potter..keep trying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave-The-Rave View Post
    All these book movies just trying to be the next Potter..keep trying.
    Harry Potter might be the most popular book movie series but that doesn't necessarily make it the best. Personally, I think they're overrated.

    The Bourne trilogy was much more enjoyable for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blacksite View Post
    They might be the most popular book movies but that doesn't necessarily mean they're the best. Personally, I think they're overrated. The Bourne trilogy was much more enjoyable for me.
    Is not targeted toward youth readers.

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    From what I've seen so far it looks like another girl movie like Twilight.
    The highest rated Twilight move on RT is at 49.

    This is at 90 currently.

    Do you really think it will drop by 41 in three days?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MATRIX 2 View Post
    Is not targeted toward youth readers.
    I know. I just wanted to throw in an example of good book movies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blacksite View Post
    I know. I just wanted to throw in an example of good book movies.

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    Anyone whose read the book(s) knows that the relationship DOES NOT drive the story.

    The story drives the relationship...


    For those who have not read it. Might want to listen to the ones who have.



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    I saw a trailer for this in the cinema when I went to watch Chronicle, I thought it looked really good and I never knew it was based on a book



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    I know some people might be interested. I know DreDayTox loved 127 Hours. Simon Beaufoy who wrote that movie and Slumdog Millionaire is already writing the second and third movies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedDragon7 View Post
    I know some people might be interested. I know DreDayTox loved 127 Hours. Simon Beaufoy who wrote that movie and Slumdog Millionaire is already writing the second and third movies.

    I like the short of my name, you just needed the "De" before the "Tox" or Detox for short lol...


    Anyway, that was irrelevant but yeah I loved 127 Hours and as I recall, you did too. I remember you had a sig and I remember posting on your page about it not winning anything. I still think Franco deserved best actor for that one lol.


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    So I finished the Hunger Games book yesterday. I enjoyed it, and am going to see the movie on Friday. I guessed at the end about a few chapters in, but it came about in a way I didn't expect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DreDayDetox View Post
    I like the short of my name, you just needed the "De" before the "Tox" or Detox for short lol...
    My bad, I feel bad about that I generally just do Dre to abbrev it. I kept thinking after i posted... "There's three D's in his name, isn't there..."

    Anyway, that was irrelevant but yeah I loved 127 Hours and as I recall, you did too. I remember you had a sig and I remember posting on your page about it not winning anything. I still think Franco deserved best actor for that one lol.
    Yep, still a great movie and Franco definitely glad he got the nom at least.

    Quote Originally Posted by ex nihilo7 View Post
    So I finished the Hunger Games book yesterday. I enjoyed it, and am going to see the movie on Friday. I guessed at the end about a few chapters in, but it came about in a way I didn't expect.
    There are some predictable moments but I still enjoy how they play out. Like you say it's not quite how you expect.

    Do yourself a favor and read the other two. The first book is cool, but the next two are where it's really at. I mean this movie is light-hearted compared to the others. The second book is my favorite I think. The third though has some cool moments and the ending has a nice socio-political statement I thought really relates to our society.

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    I have the other two. I'll probably start them after I see the movie though.
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