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Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by Jakeman, Feb 16, 2005.

  1. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    When you read a book you are free to interpret the author's words. It is possible for different people to have different interpretations of a book. You can't judge a movie based on your interpretation of its book... you have to judge it by itself because chances are good it uses a different interpretation.
     
  2. cowofwar

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    Douglas Adams didn't want an entirely british cast in the movie.
     
  3. SpocKirk

    SpocKirk Forum Moderator and Donator

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    young man, I read the books while you were still in diapers. nowhere does it say that ford, arthur, or zaphod were WAS.

    FYI, there are black people in England who have authentic British accents :eek:

    oh, and your use of 2m makes me laugh. 6'6" is cooler
     
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    Old man, who is now 23, according to my count, if you read them while I was in diapers then you must´ve been mighty young indeed. At least to young to completely grasp that book, and all to young to be exposed to the sex that is actually in this book, christian you are :nya:
    Also I do not understand you. WAS? Perhaps my pathetic 19-year old intellect is unable to grasp the complex abbreviations which the glorious creature that is you, use in your everyday language. I beg you to enlighten me, so that I no longer stumble in the dark, but can be raised to the same glorious level as you.

    To me it all sems like "well, we gotta have a black guy" and that is so stupid.

    Also this is set aside from the accent thing, I know that there are black poeple with british accents, just as there are black people who speak perfect swedish.

    I care little for your yankee measurements, you should bow to standards.
     
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    I was laughing inside when I went to Texas and saw chinese people with a G.W. Bush accent...

    meanwhile, quit the flamewar people.
     
  6. Haite

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    It wasn't supposed to be a flamewar, I think Spock was just joking around. Something seems to have been lost in translation...
     
  7. SpocKirk

    SpocKirk Forum Moderator and Donator

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    I first wrote WASP (White, Anglo-Saxon Protestant), but the P had no real bearing on the conversation, so I eliminated it. Consider yourself one step closer to omnipotence.
     
  8. kraahl

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    Nothing was lost, I took offence for not being taken seriously, perhaps wrongly so.
     
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    SpocKirk Forum Moderator and Donator

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    OMG HILARIOUS
     
  11. SpocKirk

    SpocKirk Forum Moderator and Donator

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    yeah. I just watched it, trailer 3 is in the same vein of comedy that the stories are. good match.
    who better to play a pessimistic robot than Alan Rickman? I haven't really seen a lot of movies with the other actors, but that pick was good.
     
  12. angus_prune

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    Not sure about this, I've read the books and seen the tv version. I don't think I'll bother with this. It's just another case of you yanks stealing our best ideas and screwing them.
     
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    like A Clockwork Orange
     
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    I want to see Sin City. Looks awesome.
     
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    The directors are actually British and the screenplay was written by Douglas Adams, so you can't blame us if the movie sucks.
     
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    But we will, we will :nya:
     
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    I thought Douglas Adams died in of heart attack in 2002...
     
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    I believe the idea of making it into a movie has been floating around for a long time, so it's possible that he wrote the screenplay before he died.
     
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    He did.
     
  20. OsIriS

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    It's just like William Goldman who tried to make "The Princess Bride" into a movie in 1973, but it didn't get made until 1987. Look how long a Neuromancer movie has been floating around and getting canned before production. I think Stranger in a Strange Land has the same problem, no one really wants to make it, but everyone does -- that sort of paradox.
     

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