My friend Bunny and I went to see The Da Vinci Code. I had
read the book
a couple of years ago, and as I explained to my friend Hoade (who's written a book) that the writing was
bad—amateurish, choppy, simple vocabulary, chapters that were at
most four pages or so, wooden charaters, and I was able to guess the next
“reveal” before the characters did (except for the identity of “The
In short, a really bad book.
But, as I futher explained, one that I (and fourty zillion other people)
couldn't put down. Not only a fast read, but a real page turner (so Dan
Brown, the author, did something right).
So it was with rather low expectations that I went to the film, and given
such low expectations, it was rather good.
A decent mindless escapist entertaining piece of film, but not for
those of you who don't want the divinity of Jesus Christ called into
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