Heart of the City by Mark Tatulli

Heart of the City

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  1. 23035387

    23035387 said, over 3 years ago

    like i said heart dont knock it till youve tried it

  2. Bailey

    Bailey said, over 3 years ago

    There could be a market for it, Dean… just give it some time.

  3. Alexikakos

    Alexikakos said, over 3 years ago

    My comment of January 5 still stands.

  4. blunebottle

    blunebottle said, over 3 years ago

    See the movie first. You’re less likely to judge the book.

  5. MadCow

    MadCow GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    I first read the book many, MANY years ago and have read it dozens of times since. I have developed my own set of characters and settings with my imagination over the years. Now I’m afraid that if I see the movie it will fall short of my expectations simply because it won’t match with what I’ve developed. I’m sure it’s a good movie in it’s own right, but I think I’ll just read the book…again!

  6. LadyRyln

    LadyRyln said, over 3 years ago

    I have also enjoyed the book many times through the years – reading it first while in grade school, and many times since. My last read was about 5 years ago now, and seeing the movie has encouraged me to dig out one of my copies and re-read the book.

    I didn’t find the movie to be at odds with the book – just with some additional content opened up. Much of the license that was taken with the movie actually is introducing information which was in the Silmarilion. Yes, characters were portrayed differently from the way that I ‘know’ them in my head through the books – but that’s often the case when a beloved piece of literature is brought to film.

    I see no problem with reading the book and watching the movie – and I hope that these movies will bring more people to enjoy what is truly a GREAT piece of literature.

  7. T_Lexi

    T_Lexi said, over 3 years ago

    Books and movies are two completely different art forms – with different methods of “presenting a story.” I’m such a book snob, it took me decades to learn this simple fact (many apologies to movie makers everywhere). Now, I leave the book alone until after I’ve seen the movie, or I let a year or two go by in between. It makes a huge difference in my appreciation of both.

  8. Fredcritter

    Fredcritter said, over 3 years ago

    poop. Here I’d been thinking this arc was about the superiority of written matter over TV and movies. Oh well.

  9. Doctor Toon

    Doctor Toon said, over 3 years ago

    I’ve waited my whole life for the “Dorkus Community” agenda to take the forefront

    Go Dean!

  10. cybergal29

    cybergal29 said, over 3 years ago


    Very true words!

  11. cybergal29

    cybergal29 said, over 3 years ago


    Oh, yeah. I have read the book “The Hobbit” and have seen the movie “The Hobbit”. There are differences between the two. I think the movie shows the dwarves as the fighters they are while the book only talks about old battles they fought.

  12. cybergal29

    cybergal29 said, over 3 years ago


    I agree with you 100%.

  13. cybergal29

    cybergal29 said, over 3 years ago


    I appreciate both the book and the movie of “The Hobbit”.

  14. cybergal29

    cybergal29 said, over 3 years ago

    You said it :-)

  15. Redkaycei Repoc

    Redkaycei Repoc said, over 3 years ago


    I agree…. completely.

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