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20400Re: [mythsoc] film adaptations

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  • David Bratman
    Feb 28, 2009
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      Rushdie has been uttering rot like that for a long time. See his review of
      Jackson's TT:


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Sara Ciborski" <saraciborski2@...>
      To: <mythsoc@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2009 12:54 PM
      Subject: [mythsoc] film adaptations

      > Since this topic has been discussed at great length in regard to the
      > Jackson films, I hesitate to bring it up again...but there is an
      > interesting article in today's Guardian by Salman Rushdie, well, I
      > guess interesting to film buffs, for it is very, very long. I kept
      > reading, however, wondering if he might mention the Jackson films and
      > indeed he does, in the 22nd paragraph, opining that Jackson's cinematic
      > style is preferable to Tolkien's writing, which he calls pompous and
      > some other things. Disgusted, I stopped reading there, but others may
      > find his views on literature-into-film worthwhile. Here is the link.
      > http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/feb/28/salman-rushdie-novels-film-
      > adaptations
      > Sara Ciborski
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