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Old April 19 2013, 02:32 AM   #16
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Re: Just dying for a Rendezvous with Rama movie!

trevanian wrote: View Post
sonak wrote: View Post
the book is boring. Lots of exploration, little characterization or action. I don't see a very good movie coming out of it.
Sounds like a description of Clarke's 2001. Sure worked fine there, even though the novel and film are very much separate entities.

eh, YMMV

I think 2001 is probably the most overrated sci-fi movie of all time. I like quiet, intelligent sci-fi as much as the next person(bladerunner, contact, gattaca, etc.) but 2001 is self-indulgent and tedious, and I think "rendezvous" is tedious as well. I got through it but thought it was a slog.
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