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1219[Clive Cussler fan club] Re: Sahara - the Fight

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  • swksmason
    Jun 11, 2007
      the movie was entertaining. I saw the movie before I read the
      book. Usually I do it the other way around. I liked the casting
      other than giordino. I just don't picture him as the guy for that
      role. Although I can't exactly picture anyone perfect, but I
      pictured giordino a little larger. Not taller. Had I never read
      the book, the movie could stand on it's own as a fair piece of work.
      I wasn't sorry i watched it by any means, but i didn't go away
      thinking WOW. Would have liked to see more of the myth of the Texas
      in the movie. Let the Abe lincoln story play out a bit. It is a
      little known myth that deserves some time.

      --- In clivecusslerfanclub@yahoogroups.com, Ed Homa
      <thunderball302@...> wrote:
      > how do you feel about the movie?
      > Ed
      > ----- Original Message ----
      > From: swksmason <swksmason@...>
      > To: clivecusslerfanclub@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 11:19:50 PM
      > Subject: [Clive Cussler fan club] Re: Sahara - the Fight
      > -I just finished reading the book after I had saw the movie....
      > Totally two different experiences. They are basically two different
      > story lines. Not too much in common at all. Similar concept, but
      > movie and the book follow two different courses to get to a very
      > roughly the same conclusion. I can't say I was disappointed, but I
      > glad I read the book.
      > -- In clivecusslerfanclub @yahoogroups. com, "Dan"
      <diamonddan@ ...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Recently read a story in Entertainment weekly on the court fight
      > > between the Sahara movie people and Clive. I need some info from
      > > diehards. I liked Sahara. I understood that they had to take
      > > out of a book, a movie always cuts things out because of time
      > > I know some people didn't like how Al was cast. I didn't have a
      > > problem with it, cuz there ain't no Al's in Hollywood. I think
      > > did get the Dirk/Al relationship right, which I thought was
      > > entertaining.
      > >
      > > What was Mr. Cussler's problems with the movie??
      > >
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