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Old 06-21-2016, 07:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Marthen View Post
Not really my point at all. I am not saying a faithful adaptation (it seems I should have defined that term in that context, by the way; not really talking about an adaptation that should be 100% faithful, but merely about an adaptation that captures the soul of the original material) would make for a better film. I am saying that there is no point in making a movie that will capture the interest of the general audience only in case it strides from the original material as much as possible (or costs so much it will never gets its budget back).
I guess this gets into a question over what the soul of the material is in this case.

As an aside, I think it's fair to say at this point that the theatrical cut did NOT really capture the interest of the general audience, given box office performance.
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