|A bit belated, but James Bachman unfurled a fine analytical list
of the Hollywoodizations in K-PAX a while back. Nodding and beard-stroking
to all, although I found the dog and the astronomy-laser-display-board bits far more
seriously undermining than the staticky camera, both of them hefty
diversions from the book.|
Intriguingly, the director of similarly-plotted Argentinian film Man Facing Southeast is currently
suing Universal Pictures
for stealing his story. Gene Brewer claims innocence, but it does all seem rather odd.