[DWJ] DIR latest

Minnow minnow at belfry.org.uk
Sun May 20 14:45:57 EDT 2007

EGH wrote a fine ramble, with which I agree, and ended

>I'm not drawing any judgements, just saying.  I enjoy fantasy movies and
>would hate to see the fantasy movie die out, but I often wish that
>screenwriters would start coming up with their own plots rather than
>looking to beloved books that simply will not be happily squished into
>only 2 hours of screen time.  Regardless of changes in universe,
>characterization, names, or mythical creatures.

*The Birds* was from ashort story, wasn't it?  Maybe the short story is the
written form that is best filmed.


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