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Re: Books to Movies
« Reply #240 on: March 26, 2015, 09:16:05 pm »
Easy to find out. They have an e-shop and frequently have the "millennium edition boxed set" on sale.
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Re: Books to Movies
« Reply #241 on: March 27, 2015, 06:12:49 am »
Good to know, thanks.

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Re: Books to Movies
« Reply #242 on: March 28, 2015, 01:49:04 pm »
The vampire academy I thought was lacking as a movie, but I read all the books. Simple story line, but it's for teens and it isn't a bad read for a light read. Movie stunk though. I feel the same way about the city of bones, the books were great ,but they could have done better with the movie - there is so much visual stuff that could have been done or some of the things they left out was stupid, it made the plot in the movie kind of jump ahead in a few spots.
So with the hobbit and lord of the rings - I watched the movie first and loved it so I read the books and I still like both.
I did that with I am 4 - they weren't bad, with dragon - book was so boring I fell asleep by chapter 4 - so liked movie better. Now I am debating another book - I watched Divergent and Insurgent and I know there is a Resurgent out there, but the movie was good - how do the books measure up? If anyone knows I would like to hear it. Otherwise I will post on here when I have read it.
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Re: Books to Movies
« Reply #243 on: May 16, 2015, 11:51:35 pm »
Outlander is finally reaching our free TV. It will start next Wednesday, but this time is my yogaclass. I'm thinking about buying a recorder for a long time. But - will it be worth for that?
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Re: Books to Movies
« Reply #244 on: May 16, 2015, 11:56:15 pm »
Every thing I've heard about it suggests it is.

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« Reply #245 on: May 17, 2015, 10:17:15 pm »
Maybe I can make a good deal. Scheduled on the todo-list  ;D
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Re: Books to Movies
« Reply #247 on: September 09, 2016, 07:22:21 am »
I already know about Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Miss Perigrin's Home for Peculiar Children. I did not know about Inferno. Things to look forward to. :)

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Re: Books to Movies
« Reply #249 on: November 16, 2016, 10:13:37 pm »
Don't have TV, so I'll miss Heinlein. I've been thinking about Hidden Figures, but I thought it had a different name.

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Re: Books to Movies
« Reply #251 on: December 09, 2016, 11:22:08 am »
Wow! 1. I am amazed at how many I hadn't read. 2. I have friends who will be very happy to learn about certain books. 3. I have friends who will be dismayed to hear about certain books. 4. I want to see the Galbraith books done.

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« Reply #252 on: December 09, 2016, 11:49:59 am »
Some of those are quite exciting!

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« Reply #253 on: December 09, 2016, 01:55:28 pm »
And some of them we're not holding our breath.  Dragonriders of Pern have been attempted since about the early 80s, I believe.
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« Reply #254 on: December 09, 2016, 03:03:38 pm »
Yes. But at least now they have the graphics to do it justice, if they ever actually do it.