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Tue May 20 09:37:01 MDT 2008
On Tue, May 20, 2008 9:33 am, Jonathan Duncan wrote:
> On 20 May 2008, at 08:17, Joshua Lutes wrote:
>> The only good thing about the movie was the song. I think I would
>> take nothing over the movie. Yes, yes.
> I thought the movie was alright. Although, once I have read a book,
> the movie is never better. I think the problem with movies based on
> books is that they try to fit a whole book, especially one like HHGTTG
> into one movie. There is enough content in that one book for multiple
> movies. This is more than obvious considering the BBC series, which,
> while not high on graphic appeal, did an excellent job of putting as
> much of the book into the series as they could. So for entertainment
> value, the movie was decent, but it certainly does not beat a good
> digital watch.
No, no, the problem with this movie is that they tried /not/ to put much of the book in
the movie. The number of half-jokes in the movie almost exceeds the number of /lines/.
Why in the name of all that is holy did they feel the need to repeatedly fail to include
the brilliant punchlines to Adams' jokes?
Sorry. This movie was probably the greatest waste of a dollar in my life. It still
bothers me if I think about it too long.
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