[OT] - Douglas Adams - was Re: Updates on iProvo and Broadweave
jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Tue May 20 12:30:19 MDT 2008
On 20 May 2008, at 12:02, Michael Torrie wrote:
> I don't recall the Leopard part being in the movie. In fact that and
> the God proof were sorely lacking I thought. I think the God proof
> after the credits, though.
> I thought the movie was very good. For one there's no such thing as
> canonical version of Hitchhiker's guide. The original was the radio
> series. Then Adams did the TV series, changing a number of details
> even adding things. Then he wrote the books which were different
> Finally Adams himself did the movie. He wrote the script and even
> casted the characters before he died. The implementation wasn't his
> did leave some things to be desired (two heads in the TV series was
> better!). I loved the yarn scene.
> We're just left with 4 versions now of Adams' wonderfully bizarre wit
> and incredible literary imagery (The vogon ships hung in the air much
> like bricks don't). And no wonder since the entire thing was the
> of a horrible hangover and sleeping in a field in Sweden or something!
Well put. That puts things a bit more into perspective.
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