Originally Posted by abishop
This is probably the best book of the 21st Century thus far. Incredibly entertaining and well-written. Do yourself a favour and read it before the film comes out. There is no way to properly transform this book into a film, so you should be able to enjoy both as their own pieces.
Indeed. The book is fantastic and seemingly unfilmable, but this trailer certainly looks gorgeous and ambitious.
I never understand the use of the word pretentious as a pejorative, but that's just me I guess. Give me ambition and show off all you want.