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Do you normally read the books before watching their movies?




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Posted on 07-02-10 08:37 PM septembern is Offline     Post: 22 words - (ID: 204613) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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I normally do... the books give more information on the story

Do you normally read the books before watching their movies?
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To be honest, I usually do the opposite
Every time I watch a good movie, I ask if there's also a book about it




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It depends. If the books were really popular, I have most likely read the books first. If a movie was made based on relatively unknown books, then I would ask about books. But for me, I usually read the books first


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well for most popular books that have been made into movies I would watched them first considering the film was more popular than the book

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I usually read the books first but there's also times when I didn't realise the movie was based on a book so I went and got it afterwards. But the books usually make the movies look terrible because they take so much out

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If I hear the movies about a book I usually don't go out and read the book first. Unless it looks good. Generally I read the books before the movie is even put into production

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I can't think of any movie's based on books that I've seen other than Gone With the Wind, but I went out to buy the book and read it before I watch the film.

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I usually try my best to read the books first, but it doesn't always happen. Some notable exceptions are: Twilight (I wasn't planning on reading or watching it though, so it's a special case), Marley and Me, and Pay It Forward. There are others, but I'm too lazy to try and remember them right now.

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I don't. Except for my favorite, and second to only favorite book, skulduggery pleasant. Wich will be in theaters probablly next year and the book " the outsiders" wich I read in school and saw the movie in school.
I asked for it. This is what I wanted.
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