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The Rum Diary
Finally a fucking trailer for the movie.
Looks like a riot and loyal to HST's novel.

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loyal the HST's novel.

Did we watch the same trailer?

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The music that I push in my opinion is probably a bit too mature for someone who listens to "Trance" but hey, we all have to start somewhere?

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why ?

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I see a Chenault. I don't see a Yeamon.

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was the trailer 120mins long ? leave some mystery to it.

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Wonder why they didn't stay true to the period?

That loses points for me.
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does the book have cheesy sex puns?

'we've all gone down on her at some stage'. I still have high hopes, but I would expect that kind of humour in the latest american pie spin off, not mr hunter S
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was the trailer 120mins long ? leave some mystery to it.

So I'll gather you haven't looked at the IMDb entry for it?

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sorry 110 mins / regarding Yeamon - the book was written in the 60's, i'm sure Hunter wouldn't mind some modern storytelling applied to better the story for the big screen. Johnny and the Director are talented, it'll work.

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You're misunderstanding me, guy. I wasn't implying you're incorrect on the length of the film, I was pointing out Yeamon doesn't appear on the character list.

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I'm not your guy, buddy

Why is Yeamon, one of the main characters in the book, missing in the movie?


He was written out of the script. The focus of the film was of necessity narrowed to give more anti-establishment attention to the self-serving shenanigans of the fat cats who seek to illegally develop the islands. Chenault, girl friend of Yeamon in the book, is Sanderson's girl friend in the film.

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I'm not your guy, buddy

Why is Yeamon, one of the main characters in the book, missing in the movie?


He was written out of the script. The focus of the film was of necessity narrowed to give more anti-establishment attention to the self-serving shenanigans of the fat cats who seek to illegally develop the islands. Chenault, girl friend of Yeamon in the book, is Sanderson's girl friend in the film.

So the focus of the film is different to that of the book?

Don't get me wrong, friend; I'll still go watch it, but the end of the trailer made it look like Ocean's Eleven crossed with Hunter S. Thompson. What did Kemp say, "I'm going to take the bastard for all he's worth", or something.

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So the focus of the film is different to that of the book?

That'd be a question for Bruce Robinson, Pal. "But If I were you, Id leave the Director alone until after
hes eaten his breakfast because hes a very crude man."

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Looks good but wish they'd stuck to the same era as the book.
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Saw this today, loved it.

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Saw it last weekend. Me, too. Don't understand the hate from the reviews, I thought it did the book justice in all the areas that matter.

Depp owns. And what a comeback from Bruce Robinson, he has been missed!
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Yeah I can understand how most are expecting another Fear & Loathing etc, but even regarding the book, a lot of the scenes Robinson filmed looked exactly how I envisioned the story when reading the book, except the older looking Depp as Kemp, will definately buy/download for my collection.

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Same, dude. The bar where all the journos hang out was *exactly* how I pictured it.
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Yeah, felt like having a winge to myself when they gave Hunter a tribute at the end.
Also watched Withnail and I for the first time the same evening so obviously it was a good day.

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DUDE.

Oh well, glad you're finally on board! Like many pretentious film tossers, I can pretty much recite it verbatim

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