[DWJ] Re: Titles

Ian W. Riddell iwriddell at gmail.com
Tue Jun 20 08:30:41 EDT 2006


The monk is certainly the only character in the _movie_ that evoked any
sympathy in me. Paul Bettany did an excellent job - far better than Hanks or
Tatou.

widdy

On 6/19/06, Melissa Proffitt <Melissa at proffitt.com> wrote:
>
> When I find myself sympathizing with the bad guys, I know there's a
> problem
> with the book.  :)  Dan Brown made them SO terribly evil that I resisted
> following along with him.  I was particularly interested in the monk.  I
> think albinism is cool in general (blame Susan Cooper) and he was just so
> tortured and interesting....
>
> Melissa Proffitt
>
> On Mon, 19 Jun 2006 15:24:13 +1000, Kathleen Jennings wrote:
>
> >Did anyone else (who admits to having read TdVC) find that the
> >fanatical monk and the 'evil' bishop were, by book's end, the only
> >really sympathetic characters? Their story was particularly
> >melodramatic, but at least I cared!
> >
> >Kathleen.
> >
> >On 6/10/06, Ding, Kylie (KAM.RIC) <Kylie.Ding at us.kline.com> wrote:
> >> Aha, yet another non-reader of the da Vinci code is revealed.
> >>
> >> I think the person perpetrating albino stereotypes here is actually Dan
> Brown.
> >>
> >> Kylie
> >>
> >
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Ian W. Riddell
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