Quite frankly, all the hoopla over the Da Vinci Code (the book and movie) has me scratching my head. The book was an okay read thugh with a lot of clunky exposition and fun puzzles but the controversial Big Issue it was espousing (Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene and have kids) was nothing new.
The whole issue screaming in our papers about what the movie board was going to do with it just made me roll my eyes so much I had to stop reading the papers for fear of having my eyes fall off.
So, last night my sister and I watched Da Vinci Code and was met with posters that had warning stickers screamed, as if it weren't obvious already, that the movie was based on a fictional story.
And people say I have a problem distinguishing reality from fiction?
Moving along, I thought, overall, the movie was — well, okay. I expected a lot from it but I guess I was expecting it to play like National Treasure.
The parts I did like were the moments the movie remembered that Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) is an academic and something of a geek. Continue reading