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Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by EiZ, Oct 5, 2004.

  1. EiZ

    EiZ New Jack

    Joined: Aug 14, 2002 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 0
    anyone read the book THE DA VINCI CODE? its a crazy good book, very interesting, and i couldn't put it down... some very weird stuff to think about. Dan Brown the author wrote the book well and made u keep thinking what will happen and it has a very weird twist at the end. im starting to read another book by the same author called Angels and Demons. if u didnt read it...... read it!
  2. Telo

    Telo Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 3, 2003 Messages: 4,164 Likes Received: 37
    read it, liked it, end of story..
  3. AORAone

    AORAone Veteran Member

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  4. coldmilkcup

    coldmilkcup Member

    Joined: Jun 10, 2002 Messages: 669 Likes Received: 0
    reading now n shit.
  5. 1988

    1988 Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 17, 2003 Messages: 2,911 Likes Received: 59
    Yes...It was very good...Hard to put down as well. I've read Angels & Demons also, pretty much on the same story line. I didnt really like the ending of The Da Vinci Code but nonetheless it was Grade A...Has anyone done the online thingy?
  6. Cracksmoka

    Cracksmoka Elite Member

    Joined: Oct 2, 2002 Messages: 4,504 Likes Received: 97
    jeebus was banging mary magdelan and shit my man was a PIMP!!!!!!!!!!!!
  7. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    i hear about it, but i cant read
  8. Gunm

    Gunm Banned

    Joined: Aug 31, 2003 Messages: 12,427 Likes Received: 2
    Illiterate by choice:D
  9. I liked Angels & Demons more, mainly cause the whole thing was so much more preposterous (don't worry, you'll notice when you get there). Both are great 2-afternoon reads, since they're so well-paced.

    They're already doing movie deals supposedly, which scares me cause this book doesn't translate well to film and can get shat on (as has happened to a lot of Michael Crichton novels).
  10. Telo

    Telo Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 3, 2003 Messages: 4,164 Likes Received: 37
    As well as stephen king??
  11. CIPHER_one

    CIPHER_one Senior Member

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    I know Ron Howard's doing Da Vinci code. I'd bet on Rachel Weisz being the female lead. And Maybe Russel Crowe as Rob Langdon...or someone similar.

    I think it will translate very well. I actually think these types of books are the easiest to put onto film.
  12. duh-rye-won

    duh-rye-won Member

    Joined: Aug 8, 2001 Messages: 580 Likes Received: 2
    i thought angels and demons just got too fucking ridiculous.

    decption point was good too.
  13. aoneske

    aoneske New Jack

    Joined: Sep 28, 2004 Messages: 50 Likes Received: 0
    here are 2 more books that Dan Brown has published:

    1. Digital fortress
    2. Deception Point
  14. Haha, yeah Iquit. But I tend to enjoy books with ridiculous plots (which is why Clive Cussler is my favorite paperback author). Haven't yet read Deception Point or Digital Fortress.

    Cipher, I do believe Russell Crowe is being courted to play Langdon. I don't think it's a bad choice at all, but I imagined someone less "hunky". My choice would be Liam Neeson. Rachel Weisz is dead-on though, that would be my choice as well.

    I feel the book has too much intricate attention to detail and startling suggestions, which the reader can sit back and ponder on before continuing to read, that a movie simply can't allow in 2 hours. The whole impact will be diminished by the rhythm (which is probably gonna be pumped-up with required "action" scenes... the book offers few and not all that great), not to mention that everyone and their mothers have heard what the surprises in the book are about. Without those surprises and the carefully outlined research, the book would be just another trail-of-clues novel. Likewise, the movie will be another trail-of-clues flick.
  15. aoneske

    aoneske New Jack

    Joined: Sep 28, 2004 Messages: 50 Likes Received: 0
    If ur bored..or if u like to read ..try reading some books by James Patterson ... ... he has like 3 different series going on... a lot of his books are movies...for example Along came a spider...
    1. Alex Cross Series -

    2. Women's CLub - There are only 3 right now... 1st to die , 2nd Chance , and 3rd Degree

    3. Really Sad Stories...