[LMB] Death demon now reader response

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sat Jul 24 06:02:28 BST 2021


There are SOME FEW movies-based-on-books that improve on the books.  The
first _Godfather_ movie, for example.  It cut out several subplots and IMO
made a better story.

On Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 11:49 PM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
wrote:

> From: WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com>
>
> Also view documentaries with skepticism, because it is too easy to let
> propaganda or ?It?s just better theater this way? to cause movie makers to
> abandon
> the truth, and seeing is oft believing.
>
> Gwynne: Generally when they're caught out being too blatantly wrong,
> they say 'it was a fictionalised account', or 'it was presenting one
> possible interpretation of the event'.
> And any movie that's 'based on' certain events is guaranteed to be
> totally different to the original.
> I also generally have a rule to either read the book or watch the movie,
> but not both, because you spend the whole movie muttering '...but that's
> not right! That's not how it happened in the book...'
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