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Posted: 07 Jun 06, 17:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Wow, this book rocked! I finished the unabridged version in only three days, and now this Saturday I'm going with a bunch of boring adults (as well as my parents) to see the movie even though everyone will think I'm just trying to tag along and be annoying.
I also look forward to getting the game.
Has anyone else read the book or seen the movie?


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Posted: 07 Jun 06, 17:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

... Of course, i didn't believe the whole conspiracy thing. I understood it perfectly, and I liked his use of stylistic devices.


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Posted: 07 Jun 06, 17:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I read the book and thought it was crap to be honest


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Posted: 07 Jun 06, 18:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Haha. Par-tay for not liking to read! lol. I saw the film, and from a purely entertaining point-of-view, the movie was wonderful. I think the conspiracy thing is crap, but the actual action and intensity of the movie was really well done*.

*From the perspective of someone who HASN'T read the book, mind you. :-P


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Posted: 07 Jun 06, 18:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

freddieistheloveofmylife_89 wrote:

Haha. Par-tay for not liking to read! lol. I saw the film, and from a purely entertaining point-of-view, the movie was wonderful. I think the conspiracy thing is crap, but the actual action and intensity of the movie was really well done*.

*From the perspective of someone who HASN'T read the book, mind you. :-P


I do like to read, I just didnt think much of that book thats all :P


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Posted: 07 Jun 06, 20:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It was a good book and I think the movie was very well done. Be warned...the most gruesome part is within the first five minutes...after that you are home free as far as stuff that will make you cringe



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Posted: 07 Jun 06, 21:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Awesome book!!

Good movie...

I'll discuss more later... cant talk long now...



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Posted: 07 Jun 06, 23:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

CMU HistoryGirl wrote:

It was a good book and I think the movie was very well done. Be warned...the most gruesome part is within the first five minutes...after that you are home free as far as stuff that will make you cringe



what kind of gruesome stuff?!?! theres my nosy side again......


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Posted: 08 Jun 06, 10:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I quit reading the book because I thought it sucked...

Went to see the movie to prove myself wrong, but the movie was even worse...

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Posted: 08 Jun 06, 11:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

skiqueen wrote:

CMU HistoryGirl wrote:

It was a good book and I think the movie was very well done. Be warned...the most gruesome part is within the first five minutes...after that you are home free as far as stuff that will make you cringe



what kind of gruesome stuff?!?! theres my nosy side again......


Well, I thought it was grusome, but I'm not into horror movies or anything, so my definition of grusome is pretty light compared to anyone who does watch that stuff.
Well, did you read the book? They talk about this monk named Silas, kind of a hired gun for this organization called Opus Dei...
Part of their thing is corporal punishment as a reminder of the sufferings of Christ, so first he takes this barbed wire thing off one leg, puts it onto the other leg, and tightens it deep into the flesh with a belt....**cringes**
Then he proceeds to whip himself with a Cat'o'Nine tails......
Maybe I just think it's creepy because back in the 1500's some Catholic priests were doing that....it was called penance.


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Posted: 08 Jun 06, 18:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

CMU HistoryGirl wrote:

skiqueen wrote:

CMU HistoryGirl wrote:

It was a good book and I think the movie was very well done. Be warned...the most gruesome part is within the first five minutes...after that you are home free as far as stuff that will make you cringe



what kind of gruesome stuff?!?! theres my nosy side again......


Well, I thought it was grusome, but I'm not into horror movies or anything, so my definition of grusome is pretty light compared to anyone who does watch that stuff.
Well, did you read the book? They talk about this monk named Silas, kind of a hired gun for this organization called Opus Dei...
Part of their thing is corporal punishment as a reminder of the sufferings of Christ, so first he takes this barbed wire thing off one leg, puts it onto the other leg, and tightens it deep into the flesh with a belt....**cringes**
Then he proceeds to whip himself with a Cat'o'Nine tails......
Maybe I just think it's creepy because back in the 1500's some Catholic priests were doing that....it was called penance.



oh yes, i saw that in the commercials...delightful.....*shivers*


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Posted: 14 Jun 06, 08:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I thought the film suffered, as films do when they try to make a fairly long, complex book into a 2 hour movie. It was still ok though.

Thought the book was excellent, and Angels and Demons is as well.

I can see why they get criticism, but I thought they were both really interesting.

I'd also recommend the Lucifer Code by someone or other.