The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Tuesday, Debtember 22, 2009

Angels & Demons

Bunny and I saw “Angels and Demons” tonight, and I must say, it was way more enjoyable than the book, mainly because the movie excised some of the sillier aspects of the book, like the harrowing helicopter ride (and if you've read the book, you know of which I speak)and the death of the evil henchmen is handled better.

Oh, and no X-33 airplane (thankfully).

The backstory of the recently deceased Pope was removed, which was one aspect of the book I found interesting, but I can see why it was cut for the movie—simply no time to delve into it.

Overall, I enjoyed the movie way more then the book.

Then again, the book felt like a rought draft of a movie anyway.

Obligatory Picture

[Here I am, enjoying my vacaton in a rain forest.]

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