Moov V - Movie Review V for Vendetta Some say the book is...

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Movie Review – V for Vendetta Some say the book is always better than the movie; I have heard this comment twice this week – once on Twilight and another one on Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants . But I would like to hold an opposite comment towards V for Vendetta : the movie had made quite some changes from the book, yet this did not necessarily make the movie any worse than the original comic work. The biggest reason for motion picture producers to change the original content is the very limited time span of movies. For a book, writers can write as much and as long as they want because that’s how reading is supposed to be – a continuation. But a movie normally should not be longer than three hours; even with the power of imagery, it is still a challenge for moviemakers to compact and decide what should be taken and ignored from the book to form an extract. Characters themselves are pretty different in the two – the book and the movie. First of all, major characters V, Evey and Gordon are portrayed differently in the
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course ENGLISH 170 taught by Professor P during the Spring '12 term at Wisconsin Milwaukee.

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Moov V - Movie Review V for Vendetta Some say the book is...

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