A Walk in the Woods is based on the 1998 book by travel writer Bill Bryson- a book I read a few years ago- so I was eager to see the film version starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte. I am sad to say I enjoyed the book way more (I know, always the case). However, I was not prepared for how much worse the movie was. It’s possible that because Redford initially confirmed he would produce and star in the film adaptation in 2005, and had numerous people in to adapt the screenplay and direct, finally settling on Bill Holderman and Ken Kwapis, this may have lead to the choppy and uneven film version.
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A few weeks back Film Club 3.0 screened Eden, the first of what looks to be many Film Club offerings from Broad Green Pictures. Coming up this weekend: A Walk in the Woods and Samba; the former, the film adaptation of travel writer Bill Bryson’s 1998 book of the same title, is a release so eagerly anticipated that even the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is planning for its potential impact. ATC Executive Director, Ron Tipton, is quoted here saying that the ATC is “planning for how to manage the surge of new hikers” they expect will be inspired by the film.
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Here is a full list of upcoming screenings with Film Club at our local Alamo Drafthouse Cinema for the month of September 2015.
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