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Re: The Hobbit

Postby josebach » Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:57 pm

knapplc wrote:
josebach wrote:
knapplc wrote:It's simple: If you're going to make a book into a movie, make it as exactly like the book as possible, that's all. The Harry Potter movies were very good adaptations of the books.


"Order of the Phoenix" sucked arse compared to the book.

Granted, but that's as much because it wasn't logistically possible to make that book into a movie. You get my point in general thought, right?

Sure I get your point and since LOTR is your favorite, it only makes sense you'd be extra sensitive to it.
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Re: The Hobbit

Postby Metroid » Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:59 pm

Twisted Sister wrote:Ok, all this talk has made me pick up my LOTR books (again). "Concerning Hobbits..."

:-]

Anybody want to do a weekly "read along" 2-3 chapter discussion thread??

Cafe book club! I would but I don't own LOTR. :-/
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Re: The Hobbit

Postby treat24 » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:01 pm

yeah jose/knapp... i'm with harry like knapp is with LOTR... they all didn't even come close to doing the books justice IMO. some were good enough. I love the movies regardless because they are potter. but a couple of them sucked...

BTW, the 7th book is being split into 2 movies.... hopefully that will make for a closer adaptation...
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Re: The Hobbit

Postby Metroid » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:04 pm

treat24 wrote:yeah jose/knapp... i'm with harry like knapp is with LOTR... they all didn't even come close to doing the books justice IMO. some were good enough. I love the movies regardless because they are potter. but a couple of them sucked...

BTW, the 7th book is being split into 2 movies.... hopefully that will make for a closer adaptation...
Wont the actor that plays Harry be like 37 by then? :-b
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Re: The Hobbit

Postby josebach » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:06 pm

treat24 wrote:yeah jose/knapp... i'm with harry like knapp is with LOTR... they all didn't even come close to doing the books justice IMO. some were good enough. I love the movies regardless because they are potter. but a couple of them sucked...

BTW, the 7th book is being split into 2 movies.... hopefully that will make for a closer adaptation...


The first half of book 7 really dragged, so I'm not so keen on that idea. I thought the second half was very good, though.
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Re: The Hobbit

Postby knapplc » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:11 pm

Twisted Sister wrote:Ok, all this talk has made me pick up my LOTR books (again). "Concerning Hobbits..."

:-]

Anybody want to do a weekly "read along" 2-3 chapter discussion thread??

Weekly? I do that in one sitting, usually every night. X-I
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Re: The Hobbit

Postby Twisted Sister » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:23 pm

knapplc wrote:
Twisted Sister wrote:Ok, all this talk has made me pick up my LOTR books (again). "Concerning Hobbits..."

:-]

Anybody want to do a weekly "read along" 2-3 chapter discussion thread??

Weekly? I do that in one sitting, usually every night. X-I


hahahaha.
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Re: The Hobbit

Postby Tiki » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:27 pm

Cafe book club! Awesome. ;-D
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Re: The Hobbit

Postby treat24 » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:28 pm

knapplc wrote:
Twisted Sister wrote:Ok, all this talk has made me pick up my LOTR books (again). "Concerning Hobbits..."

:-]

Anybody want to do a weekly "read along" 2-3 chapter discussion thread??

Weekly? I do that in one sitting, usually every night. X-I


2-3 chapters in 30 minutes is pretty good knapp ;-D
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Re: The Hobbit

Postby knapplc » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:34 pm

treat24 wrote:2-3 chapters in 30 minutes is pretty good knapp ;-D

Give or take, that's about right. But bear in mind that it's not exactly voluntary. I'm up anyway, so I might as well do something, you know? :-/ X-I
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