[LMB] OT: Movies v. Books
aharo at erols.com
Sat Oct 10 13:45:23 BST 2009
Laura Gallagher wrote:
> One of my favorite examples of book to movie is The Man Who Would Be
> King - I think it may even be better. But then they had the sense to
> start with a short story. I think the general problem is they start
> with stuff that's just too long for a 2 hour movie without butchering
For anyone here who hasn't seen this movie - see it now!
Houston originally planned to make it 30 years earlier with Bogart and
Gable, but I think Connery and Caine worked out better.
In many ways, it's a Bujold movie - "Forward Momentum!" that ultimately
gets sunk by hubris. With a lot of interesting incidents in between.
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