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  •  opera is a different beast, because of the.... (0+ / 0-)

    .....welding of music with the story, and because the story of a given opera is not the sole element in its construction.  In the context of movies, I guess we are at loggerheads (but at least we both know that) regarding spoilers, since the job of a review is to discuss the quality of the film, but without giving away the major elements of the plot.  It's like when I was discussing in BF that I was reading Les Miserables, since that made reading it a bit more of a challenge, knowing how it was going to end, and the very general plot points along the way.  What I got as surprise, besides the overall experience of the novel, was all the details that obviously didn't get into the musical, the details from the novel that I did not know in advance.

    "It's only in books that the officers of the detective force are superior to the weakness of making a mistake." (Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone)

    by chingchongchinaman on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 10:02:46 PM PDT

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