Spike Jones wrote:
> > > Robert Owen wrote:
> > >> > ment is perfectly correct when treated as legitimate hyperbole, or,
> > > > if that displeases you, then as a sort of allegorical character like the
> > > > figures in Orwell's "Animal Farm"...
> > >
> > >According to the article, the CIA arranged
> > > to alter that so it makes it clear that the pigs [commies] really
> > > are the bad guys. spike
> > Michael S. Lorrey wrote:
> > I beleive it. Considering how much hollywood changes things in the other
> > direction, I don't see it as a totally bad thing.
> Owww. Bowdlerizing that particular piece of literature is far more
> sinful than painting fig leaves over the genitals of the greatest Renaissance
> paintings. Let Hollywood and the CIA mess up Goldings Lord of
> the Flies, if they must, but I urge them to be true to Orwell.
> Actually there was a damn good movie version of Animal Farm that
> came out within the last couple years. If you havent seen it, do. spike
I did (the one with Patrick Stewart as the voice of the head pig).
Boring, but typical for non humorous or non-SF BBC productions.
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