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    Posted: 18-May-2006 at 21:46
The Da Vinci code is gona hit theaters tommorow from the day this post has been written. I will watch it right when it comes out because everyone will be talking about it. Do you think you will see it or avoid it? ANd what would your expectations going to be on the movie AS WELL as the reactions?
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  Quote Cywr Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18-May-2006 at 23:07
I've got a copy of the book, and shall read it.
I suspect it will be pretty well written but otherwise not very novel.
The movie, meh, i'll wait for it to come on TV, if ever.
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  Quote Dawn Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19-May-2006 at 01:02
I've read the book it was ok in a pulp fiction kind of way. the main character was an interesting fellow but I liked angles and demons better. as to the movie I see it eventually ( I watch lots of movies) but not tomorrow.
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  Quote Tobodai Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19-May-2006 at 16:34

Written like Goosebumps for adults.  I heard people at cannes laughed out loud about how dumb the movie is.

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  Quote Zagros Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19-May-2006 at 16:36
I just saw it... what is all the fuss about? 
 
Tom hanks has a HUUUGE forehead, 2/5ths of his face is forehead.


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  Quote vespasian Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21-May-2006 at 21:09
Hi everyone. I just want to say, I saw it with my friend Friday night. She *HATED* the book. (For the record, I am one of the 6 people in America who has not read it.) In the middle of it, she nudges my arm and says "This sucks...want to get going?" I made her stay through the end...
 
My mistake.
 
I've never seen a movie before where the backstory was the plot. :) Lots of talking, not much of anything else.  Too bad, I like Jean Reno, and he didn't have much to do. Oh well.
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  Quote Pieinsky Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25-May-2006 at 16:29
 
I heard people at cannes laughed out loud about how dumb the movie is.
 
What the F"ck!
 
Most  of the people i've met acted like they didnt understand the movie at all. There were some who did of course, especially those who read the book. The Da Vince code is not a stupid film, The langauge in it is far more complex then your average film, and for someone who has not read the book the plot may be bewildering. In my oppinion those Cannes people sound like a bunch of social cowards who just mimic and echo each others beliefs out of fear.
 
Alot of people said it's boring, just abounch of psychotics if you know what I mean.Wink
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  Quote Seko Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25-May-2006 at 17:17
Being that I enjoyed the book I looked forward with anticipation to see the movie. I wasn't let down. A couple of others who saw the movie with me were lost though. One of them slept through it. The movie followed the plot well. Some of the mystery and thrill, though evident, was second in comparison to the book. If you don't read the book first, as Pieinsky already mentioned, the plot may appear difficult to follow.

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  Quote Digenis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25-May-2006 at 17:25
It was really boring.
(maybe its that i already knew the story).
I hardly kept my eyes open 2-3 times...
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  Quote Le Renard Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25-May-2006 at 21:40
I just saw it last night, I enjoyed it and found it easy to follow, probably because I read the book.  It was one of those movies like National Treasure and Indian Jones.  Treasure Hunting using clues.  It was a good movie and I was not dissappointed.
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  Quote Gargoyle Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-May-2006 at 10:30
Hello,

I'm not going to see it because I'm pissed at the thought of those people using the Great name of Lionardo da Vinci to promote such Rubbish! And..............
I am frightened by Tom Hanks hair.

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  Quote morticia Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-May-2006 at 16:39
Originally posted by Gargoyle

Hello,

I am frightened by Tom Hanks hair.



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  Quote arch.buff Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30-May-2006 at 02:30
I thought it was rather slow, the book was much more interesting. Also the person I was with couldnt understand it and slept thru most of it.
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  Quote Le Renard Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30-May-2006 at 21:26
The books are always better then the movies.  I have never seen a movie better then the book.
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  Quote Giannis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31-May-2006 at 08:31
''The name of the rose'' by Uberto Eco, the movie was much better than the book. At least for me.
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  Quote Northman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31-May-2006 at 09:06
Originally posted by Giannis

''The name of the rose'' by Uberto Eco, the movie was much better than the book. At least for me.
 
Great book indeed.
One of my top ten books - and movies.
Both very recommendable.
 
The book can seem rather long winded in some aspects, but by reading those passages, a vast amounts of historical background and insight is exposed about Middel Age monestary life. 
 
The movie offers Sean Connery at his best, a very young Christian Slater and other unforgettable performances.
Havent seen it yet?....  - you definately missed something.
 
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  Quote Mosquito Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04-Jun-2006 at 09:29
The book is really bad, stupid, boring and ill written. I have no idea why did it become so famous.
As for the movie it is just an average movie, not really good, not really bad. Maybe better than book because somtimes movies based on bad books are better than those books.
 
My final comment is that it is foolish book, written by a fool for foolish readers. The movie is not more foolish than the book (thats the best thing i can say about the movie).
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Originally posted by Mosquito

The book is really bad, stupid, boring and ill written. I have no idea why did it become so famous.
As for the movie it is just an average movie, not really good, not really bad. Maybe better than book because somtimes movies based on bad books are better than those books.
 
My final comment is that it is foolish book, written by a fool for foolish readers. The movie is not more foolish than the book (thats the best thing i can say about the movie).
 
 
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  Quote Leonardo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10-Jun-2006 at 02:36
Originally posted by Northman

  
 
Great book indeed.
One of my top ten books - and movies.
Both very recommendable.
 
The book can seem rather long winded in some aspects, but by reading those passages, a vast amounts of historical background and insight is exposed about Middel Age monestary life. 
 
The movie offers Sean Connery at his best, a very young Christian Slater and other unforgettable performances.
Havent seen it yet?....  - you definately missed something.
 
 
 
 
Umberto Eco in an interview said that the film "betrayed" his book (an enjoyable one, I confirm) depicting a caricatural Middle Age world.
 
 
 
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