Author Topic: The John Grisham Project  (Read 117 times)

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Re: The John Grisham Project
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2018, 07:41:57 AM »
Haha, well, I have a big menacing black actor with slightly crazy eyes in my mind for that role, so I was way off. I can't think of his name though, or think of something he's in to be able to look it up... :/

Avery - Fred Thompson
Eddie Lomax - Noah Emmerich

Those are the other two I definitively have in my head while reading.
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Re: The John Grisham Project
« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2018, 03:30:45 PM »
Hmm. I've finished the first book, and don't think I ever promised reviews of both medium's. Do people want a book review in addition to a review of the film? I think my plan was just to do the movie after consuming both, but would be open to changing.

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Re: The John Grisham Project
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2018, 04:37:51 PM »
I think you'll inevitably end up reviewing the book implicitly as part of your review of the film, so no real need to do it separately ... unless you want to lock it your reaction before the film warps it slightly.

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Re: The John Grisham Project
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2018, 06:24:46 PM »
I think you'll inevitably end up reviewing the book implicitly as part of your review of the film, so no real need to do it separately ... unless you want to lock it your reaction before the film warps it slightly.

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Just write about the film and refer to the book as necessary.  8)
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Re: The John Grisham Project
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2018, 09:52:07 PM »
You can do what works best for you, but I might ask questions about the adaptation since I tend to focus on the script and you will have the freshest possible take on speculating why they did things differently from the novels and if that was a good or bad idea.

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Re: The John Grisham Project
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2018, 10:35:05 PM »
You can do what works best for you, but I might ask questions about the adaptation since I tend to focus on the script and you will have the freshest possible take on speculating why they did things differently from the novels and if that was a good or bad idea.

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Re: The John Grisham Project
« Reply #16 on: May 23, 2018, 07:21:35 AM »
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