Nightwatch Series

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smiley_cow wrote:I'm not sure, it's a pretty good ride.
Well it was more accessible for me, since you keep your rides to yourself you North American Continent people.

Alternate answer: But did it have Johnny Depp?
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No but it does have pirates pillaging and chasing around girls that they most likely intend to rape in a cartoonish manner. It's amazing what's considered acceptable on a Disney ride.
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Oh, it contains implied rape? Well that sounds like fun.
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If I'm going to be honest, I really can't defend it.
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Well, depends on when you last went. I rode it after the movie came out, and they had revamped the ride so that it was all characters from the movie.

So yes, there was Johnny Depp.
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I've never been to Disneyland but I have read this cartoon.

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I went to Disneyland when I was six and hated it.

I loved the Golden Compass books. I didn't see the movie because it looked stupid.
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I didn't like the way they changed the name of the book.

Northern Lights is a good name.

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Yeah I loved those books and was incredibly disappointed by the movie.
Why would you attempt to adapt a series of books whose whole message was anti organised religion, and then leave out the religious aspect to avoid possibly offending one of the most powerful organised religions?
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And why would you take out the word alethiometer?

That's a brilliant word!

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Okay, that's all good. But I was serious, can someone tell me what they liked about it?
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Kimra wrote:Okay, that's all good. But I was serious, can someone tell me what they liked about it?
The movie? A reasonably unique and entertaining fantasy story. It is rare enough to get one where it isn't the same played-out storyline, nevermind one where you don't know the source material backwards and forwards. Which was the case for me. I liked it enough that it made me want to pursue it more.

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Yeah I didn't read the book either. The movie was interesting enough for me to want to see the conclusion.
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It's a pretty original, gripping alternate universe/fantasy narrative that raises a lot of interesting questions to do with faith, human nature and organised religion.
That's why I liked it, anyway.
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I think you'd like Wicked as well.

I like my deeper meanings to be a little more hidden.
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