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Old 10-11-2012, 08:51 AM   #129
JD Gumby
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I completely disagree. A film - no matter how good - is no substitute for a book. It's a different medium entirely.
Yes, but he's saying that since most of the cultural influence (ie, the reason some here say we should be studying them) is coming from the movie versions rather than the books, it is just as good, in many cases, to watch a good adaptation as it is to suffer through the novels.
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