Which raises the question ....
Thu Jul 16, 2015 6:22pm

.... of how many times a movie has been better than the book from which it was taken. One classic example was “Little Big Man”. I read the book, which is a jumbled, poorly paced mess and then saw the Dustin Hoffman movie. The screenplay is much better, and the comedic tone of Hoffman makes it a very good movie. I know that’s not a current example, but it’s one that really jumps out at me. There have been a lot of other cases where the movie has been better, I think.


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    • Which raises the question .... — KenS, Thu Jul 16 6:22pm
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