Unfilmable Books

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Postby pip » Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:33 am

:oops: Read it twice

But only cos the sorta sequel set of short stories came out :D
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Postby Dotsie » Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:14 am

:lol: Too much time on your hands!
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:15 am

Small Gods would be difficult. Not that you couldn't film what actually happens, it's more a case of not being able to film the conclusions. I don't think the satire would come across. :?
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Postby BobtheDrog » Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:36 am

I've always thought American gods would never work
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:46 am

My current Kindle read is probably not one that could be filmed easily - Tom Holt: Overtime.

Most bizarre.
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Postby pip » Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:46 am

BobtheDrog wrote:I've always thought American gods would never work


Tv series is on the way but it wouldn't work as a single film. Not sure on the series either. Anansai Boys would be a lot more straight forward.
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Postby pip » Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:46 am

Dotsie wrote::lol: Too much time on your hands!


Never :lol:
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Postby pip » Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:47 am

Bouncy Castle wrote:My current Kindle read is probably not one that could be filmed easily - Tom Holt: Overtime.

Most bizarre.


People with Kindles can't have an opinion :twisted:
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Postby Penfold » Tue Oct 11, 2011 11:56 am

Tonyblack wrote:Small Gods would be difficult. Not that you couldn't film what actually happens, it's more a case of not being able to film the conclusions. I don't think the satire would come across. :?

I rather suspect that Unseen Academicals will suffer from this problem as well. I really hope I'm proved wrong.
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:48 pm

pip wrote: People with Kindles can't have an opinion :twisted:


:roll:
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Postby pip » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:00 pm

Penfold wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:Small Gods would be difficult. Not that you couldn't film what actually happens, it's more a case of not being able to film the conclusions. I don't think the satire would come across. :?

I rather suspect that Unseen Academicals will suffer from this problem as well. I really hope I'm proved wrong.


Most of Terrys work would prove difficult i think. Colour of magic was done terribly and probably shouldn't have been touched :roll:
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:19 pm

Going Postal was OK, though.
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Postby pip » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:37 pm

It was . I only said most. I quite liked Going Postal and Jonny and the Bomb worked well . :D
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:59 pm

Yeah. Johnny and the Bomb was good.

Zoe Wanamaker is always good value!
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Postby pip » Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:12 pm

She looked very odd when i was watching Gormhenghast recently. (another unfilmable i think)
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