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Would kill to see this, I managed to get my hands on an original screenplay with notes once’s, and early versions were much more inline with the book.
its the 50th anniversary, I tried asking about it on a lunch a couple of times , to hear Jim and Aron’s experience with the movie but don’t think they got round to it
Disclaimer 2001 is my favourite movie , like a lot of Kubrick , it can be slow at times you’ve just got to sit back and let it wash over you , the overall experience is more rewarding than anything I’ve ever seen from any other director.
@Hatorian Sorry for the delayed response, I was worried with the Old Breed might just sit on a shelf, but I started it this week and flying through it! What a book and I've not been able to put it down, will definitely give the Pacific a watch after i've finished.
Rise and Fall is such a good book, but pretty difficult to read in parts because of the subject matter, but I got a much better understanding of the 'Why?' of it all from the German perspective.
I'm up for giving the forgotten solider a try after this, any more recommendations i'm keen, have you ever done the 'Men at Arnhem'? Another from my bro?
I've ordered With the Old Breed, so looking forward to diving into it, honestly I've not ready anywhere near enough from the Pacific Theatre
I've got Inferno but not read it yet, liked Overlord, just finished The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich Book by William L. Shirer, a good comprehensive history with that focus. The court of the red Tsar by Sebag Montefiore is pretty easy reading and gives context on the story of the Eastern front overall would recommend both!
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