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David’s review of The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure: The "Good Parts" Version
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Feb 02, 2011 12:26AM
Is that why I thought all the characters looked wrong when I watched the movie? I thought I was just a case of, "Little kid who expects actors to look just like you imagined the book characters to look when that really isn't possible." Hmm . . . makes me want to go track down the descriptions and pay closer attention.
Wonderful review, by the way. :)
Feb 05, 2011 05:39AM
Thanks! Yeah, some of the the descriptions are markedly different from the actors who eventually played them. I believe Fezzik had a mustache in the book, and when I read that I thought, "Silly William Goldman... Andre the Giant doesn't have a mustache!"
But if he did it would have been majestic.
May 27, 2011 10:47PM
I think both Jurassic Park (the movie) and Jurassic Park (the book) each have their own merits and are good in their own rights, but I have to say that the movie is better than the book.
May 31, 2011 05:39AM
Definitely. The movie was one of the best sci-fi movies of the 90s, and while the book was fun, it wasn't really much better than your average adventure novel.
May 31, 2011 11:09AM
That is most definitely true.
May 14, 2012 12:35PM
Actually, it is Peter Cook at the wedding ceremony :)
May 15, 2012 07:21AM
Ah, right! I just like names beginning with O. So he shall henceforth be Peter O'Cook.
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