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Golden Compass's watered down movie
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Lame to the max.  Interesting twist on how the government and the church no longer need to pressure the media... mere dollars are pressure enough.  I bet real money that something's gonna happen with Tom Stoppard's original script.

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New York looked at Tom Stoppard's script and said that it wasn't that great. It sounds like the real damage was what happened to Chris Weitz's version.


Yikes. I don't know much about it other than 2z is reading the book and wants to see the movie. But now I've read this article and want to read the book.

I still sort of boggle at the idea that it takes $180M to make a movie these days, even with awesome effects and actors or whatever. If it could be done more cheaply, it would be less of a risk, and could retain more of its soul.

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