If you haven't seen the movie or read the book, then just imagine a story that's equal parts Orwell's 1984 and Batman (the movie, not the television series). It is deep enough to be thought-provoking, while corney enough to be entertaining.
I got this thinking it was based on the original comic by Alan Moore, but actually it's based on the graphic novel based on the movie, and bears little resemblence to the comic. My fault for not reading the description clearly enough! Still, I got it on special for $5 so I really can't complain. The narrator does a good job, and the story's okay.
If you think you're going to get more insight into the movie from reading this book, you're wrong. This book is nearly identical to the movie. The movie, in my opinion, is better.
This sort of a poor man's 1984 meets a slapstick Marvel cartoon character. After a quite graphic rape, she is rescued by Mighty Mouse. Ugh. Hate to give the reader too bad of a score. He could only read what was written.
No reason other than I didn't think I would pick up anything new a second time.
This is a novelization of the screenplay of the graphic novel/comic books. It follows very closely with the movie. It was done well, though.
Lover of ideas who feels no guilt at all about her pleasures.
I thought it was funny that one reviewer thought this dark vision of a police state in which the freedom of truth and beauty are forbidden was a liberal attack on the Bush administration. How'd he get that idea I wonder?
I didn't see the film so I can't make a comparison there but I did find this futuristic tale compeling - largely because of its hero who is everything a hero should be and completely fills that part of you that craves a heroic presence in life. The heroine is far more problematic but ultimately moving nonetheless.
I am brutally honest. Popular, love everything they read, reviewers are scared to go neg. and risk their ranking. It's your money!!!
WE ARE FINGERMEN
Leave it to the British to come up with a super hero who quotes Shakespeare. Who conducts invisible orchestras heard around the world. The world is London. This is based on a something, something, screenplay, comic book, graphic novel, something, something. I never read any of the somethings, which seems to be a requirement to enjoy this. I could not get into this and quit after two hours.