Really?? I always thought a closer adaptation of the novel would've made a
better movie, and I wish Cronenberg had been more faithful to the novel and
less to the stylistic methods used in the novel...(Cronenberg's adaptation
applied the novel's mosaic approach to a range of Burroughs's works, but
this introduced a critical self-awareness that always came across as a
little too self-consciously clever for me). Aww, well. Whatever else you
can say about him, Cronenberg certainly knows how to make a cool-looking
>David Cronenberg's version of Naked Lunch...IMHO Certainly an >interesting
>effort to confront the challenges of creating a narrative >to film a
>(nearly) unfilmable novel.
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