Originally Posted by max
Pretty simple. It's such a powerfully well-written book that for me, a movie will just throw lesser images in my mind. That's the power of reading, really, that you can imagine characters and settings that are highly particularized, and perhaps even grander, than a mere movie can do.
The movie would wreck it for me.
You may be surprised, max. I felt the very same way about Lone Wolf McQuade, but I was rewarded for going against my judgment by witnessing an epic silver screen translation.
Remember this, you are lucky to have lived during the golden age of beer (except Guinness, Heineken and Sam Adams).