- Dec 29, 2013View Source
What planet are they on?On Dec 29, 2013 6:03 PM, <davise@...> wrote:From an article in the NY Times by Zoe Heller about film adaptations of books. "Conversely, some of the dullest adaptations are the most slavishly 'faithful'. (See Peter Jackson version of "The Hobbit" a movie bogged down in C.G.I. and its director's desperate determination not to offend Tolkien fans.) Given the choice between Jackson's reverence and Disney's chutzpah [in changing Mary Poppins], I think I'd plump for the latter."