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why is the movie so far off from book?

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why is the movie(cirque du freak the vampires assistant)so far off from the movie?is it, A:they haven’t read the books or B:they decided to make it different?you guys decide.

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According to Darren its a stand alone whereas they used his characters and bits of the storyline to make a film.

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I think the better question would be why ANY movie based off a book is so far off from the book.

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Yeah it’s like they can’t ever get the movie right!

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Its Annoying When They Change A Books Storyline To Suit A Movie

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Dont you hate it when the book your reading takes so many dramatic twists and turns, that its not really a road any more, just a mass of corners.

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yeah exactly! my friend’s mom won’t read the Harry Potter series because she like the movie so much.

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Everyone! the reason the mivie is so far off from the book is beacuse Mr.shan Didnt direct it. Someone should have let him be a part of the production of the movie. (go daran shan FAns)

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I second this!

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I think Darren chose not to be part of the production. I don’t blame him. While it might have been better if he was, if I were him and the movie still tanked, I wouldn’t want to be associated with it. I mean look what happened with The Last Airbender, and the creators of the original Avatar the Last Airbender cartoon series were part of the production.

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rcarroll2011 - 11 August 2010 09:44 PM

Yeah it’s like they can’t ever get the movie right!

Yeah, that’s Hollywood for you. Although there are a few exceptions where the movie lives up to the book it’s following… At least in my opinion.

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