The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

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February 20th, 2011 at 04:33am
I searched... and this didn't come up... so here we go with a description nicked from wikipedia:

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a science fiction comedy series created by English writer, dramatist, and musician Douglas Adams. Originally a radio comedy broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1978, it was later adapted to other formats, and over several years it gradually became an international multi-media phenomenon. Adaptations have included stage shows, a "trilogy" of five books published between 1979 and 1992, a sixth novel penned by Eoin Colfer in 2009, a 1981 TV series, a 1984 computer game, and three series of three-part comic book adaptations of the first three novels published by DC Comics between 1993 and 1996. There were also two series of towels, produced by Beer-Davies, that are considered by some fans to be an "official version" of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, as they include text from the first novel.[1][2] A Hollywood-funded film version, produced and filmed in the UK, was released in April 2005, and radio adaptations of the third, fourth, and fifth novels were broadcast from 2004 to 2005. Many of these adaptations, including the novels, the TV series, the computer game, and the earliest drafts of the Hollywood film's screenplay, were done by Adams himself, and some of the stage shows introduced new material written by Adams.
The title is the name of a fictional, eccentric, electronic travel guide, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, prominently featured in the series.


Anyone else dig it?
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I've only read the books... so I'm a total radio noob...

Didn't much warm to the film either, despite my love of Mos Def and Zooey Deschanel... And Stephen Fry as the voice of the guide obv Wink
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March 11th, 2011 at 02:34pm
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I liked the film though, it was crazy&amazing.
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March 30th, 2011 at 07:49am
I thought the film lacked some of, what I thought was, the funnier and more minute details that are in the book.
I suppose it's always the case with films though, trying to fit hundreds of pages of text into about 2 hours of footage is always going to have it's shortcomings. There are always going to be certain things which don't translate from text to film well too...

I think I'd have probably enjoyed it more had I not read the books first.




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April 8th, 2011 at 03:01pm
I actually need to read the books then hahaRazz
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May 17th, 2011 at 02:47am
wfougoafoihqfe:
I thought the film lacked some of, what I thought was, the funnier and more minute details that are in the book.
I suppose it's always the case with films though, trying to fit hundreds of pages of text into about 2 hours of footage is always going to have it's shortcomings. There are always going to be certain things which don't translate from text to film well too...

I think I'd have probably enjoyed it more had I not read the books first.




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Lol I'm pretty sure that the movie was supposed to follow the design of the rest of the episodes, that being to be it's own story somewhat related to the series as a whole.
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