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The Martian: Matt Damon sciences the sh*t out of the red planet

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Re: Movie adaptations

That is the problem cray74, the book is brilliant, and it doesn't need a protagonist, there are enough problems facing our hero to keep it interesting. But translate it to a film, especially a Hollywood film and I have my doubts about it being anywhere near as good and I fear they will try and make some bureaucrat who will try and nix things, just to give the film a villain. It doesn't need a f****ing villain!

A film doesn't need good guys and bad guys to be a winner. It needs a good story, and this is a stormer.

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