Da Vinci Code: The Movie vs. The Book
Well, in this case I was pleasantly surprised. Maybe I had forgotten how much I liked the book. Maybe I had become cynical because of all the hype. Maybe for once, I was able to avoid getting my expectations too high. At any rate...I quite enjoyed The Da Vinci Code: The Movie.
I didn't expect to find Tom Hanks believable as the main character, but again I was surprised. I thought he was a good choice.
In addition to the adventure/mystery of the book/movie and of course the interesting questions it raises about male-centric religion, there is the art. Da Vinci and his art are intriguing to me and Dan Brown has certainly brought his works to the fore with this book. I have certainly taken the time to look closely at The Last Supper more than once. And, have looked at other pieces that I had probably never given a second glance before.
All this being said. I am still not a "movie person", but I would recommend this one.