So I decided to write a some about the movie just so it's down before I forget. The movie's good, but I think it would be a stretch to call it epic - how big of a stretch I do not know. Without reading the book, I would have enjoyed the movie significantly less. I'm going to point out that scenes that went entirely unmentioned were pretty mediocre in my opinion - or unmemorable. Anyway, I'll cut to the long-ass chase.
The movie is too fast paced, plain and simple. They always say "the book is better than the movie," and that's because books have time for every little nuance. This was, to me, a really clear example of that problem. The characterization is a huge part of the story and you miss out on a lot of that due to the time limitations …Read more >