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Let the Right One In was, somehow, an even better book than it was a movie. I'm usually a firm believer of books always, always being better than the movies made of them--The Lord of the Rings being the one exception... even though I generally don't have anything against the books. But I was uncertain about this one, mostly because the movie...
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rickroyal:
Hmm. I know I found the film a tad more...shall we say lyrical than the book. Certainly the way the media of film always an image to hang in the mind contributes; the way the stark imagery of the landscape contrasted perfectly against the brief moments of horror. The book had sweeter characterizations and Eli's origin was one that I don't think I've ever seen before. I was also left with a better feeling of Oskar's future in the book than in the film. Still, I like both forms about equally.

My examples of films being better than the book are usually some combination of The Wizard of Oz, A Clockwork Orange, The Princess Bride, and Bladerunner. Generally speaking, of course, books tend to work out more often than films. Less cooks to spoil the soup, I suppose.
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jonnytrrrash7:
sorry to hear this.
feyne:
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OMG I'm finally on SG after being at ten million parties!

(This is actually Thisbe writing. She just needed an entry.)
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thisbe:
dark_cabal:
I'm know I'm late, but ahoy and welcome.