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Old December 10th 12, 12:18   #5
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Re: Books vs. Movies

Originally Posted by Jade Jaguar View Post
But, with few exceptions, the book is better than the movie. So, I would say that the ideal is to read the book, then wait a while, so it's not so fresh in your mind, then go see the movie.
Then, ideally, I have to read the book again, just to help get the memory of the movie out of my mind. Similarly, after watching "War of the Worlds" (2005), I had to watch the George Pal 1953 version just to help wash away the memory of the Spielberg/Cruise/Fanning piece-o-crap .
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