Please donate to help keep TarBoard going

Re: 2016 S&A Film - a late reaction


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Previous # Next ] [ Start New Thread ] [ TarBoard ]

Posted by Andy on December 27, 2016 at 15:18:22 user Andy.

In Reply to: Re: 2016 S&A Film - a late reaction posted by Andy on December 14, 2016 at 12:29:54:

A brief update: my stocking contained NO films this Christmas. :)

My wife, for some (inexplicable and quite frankly shocking) reason, has never read Ransome, but she'd clearly listened to my early December wailing and gnashing of teeth.

She HAS, however, read plenty of C.S.Lewis. So, at the time, I'd asked her how she'd feel if the books she'd loved as a girl were to be turned into some action-adventure CGI Big Music outing. Done and dusted in 97 minutes. I think the message hit home.

And on this note ... I had not read the Narnia books as a young 'un, so we read them out loud to each other together, chapter-by-talking-lion-chapter.

As she now 'owes me one', which Ransome novel would the members of Tarboard consider to be the best to undergo this treatment? I have some thoughts, but would love to hear other suggestions.

Andy


Follow Ups:



Post a followup (Only if you agree to the Terms and Conditions)

Name:
Email (optional). This will be visible to everyone on TarBoard, and spammers:

Existing subject (please edit appropriately) :

or is it time to start a New Thread?

Comments:

Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:

post direct to TarBoard test post first

Before posting it is necessary to be a registered user.


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ TarBoard ]