1219[Clive Cussler fan club] Re: Sahara - the Fight
- Jun 11, 2007the 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, Ed Homa
> how do you feel about the movie?
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> -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 veryam
> roughly the same conclusion. I can't say I was disappointed, but I
> glad I read the book.<diamonddan@ ...> wrote:
> -- In clivecusslerfanclub @yahoogroups. com, "Dan"
> > 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 takethings
> > out of a book, a movie always cuts things out because of timeissues.
> > I know some people didn't like how Al was cast. I didn't have athey
> > 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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