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Book vs. Movie: Syrup by Maxx Barry

Syrup is an interesting tale and movie about the grievances and horror of marketing in corporate America. Marketed as hysterical and satirical, I think I missed the big ticket humor. Overall, I enjoyed the book and story on a superficial level. I'd give them both 3 out of 5 stars. The writing was intriguing enough to get me through 300 pages, and Kellan Luntz, Shiloh Fernandez, and Amber Heard made good enough characters, it just wasn't overall amusing enough to be rated any higher. The problem I had with the book and the movie was the same: shallow characters and lacking plot. The over scheme is interesting enough: who doesn't want to laugh at the idea that marketing is so bonkers that it actually works? Beyond that, the characters were static, didn't develop much, and offered little to add to the excitement. The major differences I felt between book and movie was just that the on screen performances didn't necessarily match the witty characters I found in the book. I love Maxx Barry's wit, and that was sad to miss. Though I think he does it much better in other books. A good book to read through in a day or two, or a movie to watch when you're bored, but not a must see or read.
@sjeanyoon Good choice! @amog32 yeah...I just really wasn't into it. Like I said, I like Max's other works, but this didn't do it for me!
You really didn't like either? The movie was definitelt subpar for me but the book! The satire kept it alive for me.
I had actually never heard of this book before, but I don't think I'll give this go.
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Editor Comment μŠ€λ‹ˆμ»€ λ§ˆλ‹ˆμ•„λΌλ©΄ μ˜ν™”λ₯Ό κ΄€λžŒν•΄λ„ μžμ—°μŠ€λ ˆ 주인곡의 μ‹ λ°œμ— 눈길이 κ°€κΈ° λ§ˆλ ¨μ΄λ‹€. λ‹€μ–‘ν•œ 역할에 따라 μ–΄λ–€ λͺ¨λΈμ„ μ°©μš©ν•˜κ³ , μŠ€νƒ€μΌλ§ ν–ˆλŠ”μ§€ λˆˆμ— λ“€μ–΄μ˜€λŠ” 것이 일상. μ˜ν™” 속 λͺ…ν’ˆ 쑰연을 λ§‘μ•˜λ˜ <포레슀트 κ²€ν”„>의 λ‚˜μ΄ν‚€ β€˜μ½”λ₯΄ν…Œμ¦ˆβ€™λΆ€ν„° μƒμ˜ λ‚΄λ‚΄ μ€κ·ΌμŠ¬μ© λˆˆκΈΈμ„ μ‚¬λ‘œμž‘λ˜ λͺ¨λΈκΉŒμ§€ <μ•„μ΄μ¦ˆλ§€κ±°μ§„>이 μˆ˜λ§Žμ€ μž‘ν’ˆ 속 μ‹ μŠ€ν‹ΈλŸ¬ μŠ€λ‹ˆμ»€λ“€μ„ λͺ¨μ•„λ΄€λ‹€. κ³Όμ—° μžμ‹ μ΄ μ‹€μ œ μ†Œμž₯ν•˜κ³  μžˆλŠ” μ œν’ˆλ„ 포함됐을지 μ§€κΈˆ λ°”λ‘œ μ•„λž˜μ—μ„œ ν™•μΈν•΄λ³΄μž. <ν‚ΉμŠ€λ§¨: μ‹œν¬λ¦Ώ μ—μ΄μ „νŠΈ> μ•„λ””λ‹€μŠ€ μ˜€λ¦¬μ§€λ„μŠ€ x 제레미 μŠ€μΊ‡ β€˜μœ™ 2.0’ μ •κ°ˆν•œ 슈트 νŒ¨μ…˜μœΌλ‘œ 큰 ν™”μ œλ₯Ό λͺ¨μ•˜λ˜ <ν‚ΉμŠ€λ§¨>에 μŠ€λ‹ˆμ»€ 이야기가 λœ¬κΈˆμ—†λ‹€κ³  μƒκ°ν–ˆλ‹€λ©΄ μ˜ν™”λ₯Ό λ‹€μ‹œ ν•œ 번 보길 μΆ”μ²œν•œλ‹€. μ‹œμ¦Œ 1 λ‹Ήμ‹œ 주인곡 β€˜μ—κ·Έμ‹œβ€™κ°€ μ  ν‹€λ§¨μœΌλ‘œ λ³€ν•˜κΈ° μ „ μ°©μš©ν•œ μŠ€νƒ€μΌμ„ κΈ°μ–΅ν•˜λŠ”κ°€. μŠ€λƒ…λ°±κ³Ό 저지에 μ•„λ””λ‹€μŠ€ μ˜€λ¦¬μ§€λ„μŠ€(adidas Originals) x 제레미 μŠ€μΊ‡(Jeremy Scott) ν˜‘μ—… μ»¬λ ‰μ…˜ β€˜μœ™ 2.0’을 μ°©μš©ν•œ κ·ΈλŠ” 머리뢀터 λ°œλκΉŒμ§€ λ°˜ν•­μ μΈ λ©΄λͺ¨λ‘œ μ²˜ν•œ 상황과 캐릭터λ₯Ό μ—¬κ³Ό 없이 λ“œλŸ¬λƒˆλ‹€. λ‚ κ°œκ°€ λΆ€μ°©λœ μœ λ‹ˆν¬ν•œ λΉ„μ£Όμ–Όκ³Ό ν‚ΉμŠ€λ§¨ μš”μ›μœΌλ‘œ 달라지기 μ „ 본래의 λͺ¨μŠ΅μ΄μ—ˆκΈ°μ— λ”μš± 기얡에 λ‚¨λŠ” μŠ€λ‹ˆμ»€. https://youtu.be/BA4RMqEKy5Y <λΊ‘λ°˜> λ‚˜μ΄ν‚€ β€˜μ—μ–΄ λͺ¨λ‚˜ν¬ 4’ μ§€λ‚œν•΄ κ°œλ΄‰ν•œ <λΊ‘λ°˜> 속 순경 역을 맑은 β€˜λ₯˜μ€€μ—΄β€™μ€ 색이 λ‹€ λ°”λžœ λ ˆλ” μž¬ν‚·κ³Ό νšŒμƒ‰ νŠΈλ ˆμ΄λ‹νŒ¬μΈ  그리고 λ‚˜μ΄ν‚€(Nike)의 β€˜μ—μ–΄ λͺ¨λ‚˜ν¬ 4’λ₯Ό μ°©μš©ν•˜κ³  마치 λ‹¨λ²Œ 신사인 λ“― μ˜ν™” λ‚΄λ‚΄ λ™μΌν•˜κ²Œ λ“±μž₯ν•œλ‹€. 본래 흰 어퍼에 넀이비가 믹슀돼 κΉ”λ”ν•˜λ©΄μ„œ λΉˆν‹°μ§€ν•œ 맀λ ₯이 κΉƒλ“  μ œν’ˆμ΄μ§€λ§Œ, μž‘ν’ˆμ—μ„œλŠ” λ•Œκ°€ 탄 λͺ¨μŠ΅μ— μ–Έλœ» 그레이 μ»¬λŸ¬μΈμ§€ μ˜μ‹¬μ΄ 갈 정도. νŒ¨μ…˜μ— μ „ν˜€ 관심이 μ—†λŠ” μΊλ¦­ν„°μ²˜λŸΌ 였래된 μ‹ λ°œμž₯μ—μ„œ λͺ‡ μ‹­λ…„ μ „ μŠ€λ‹ˆμ»€λ₯Ό κΊΌλ‚΄ 신은 λ“― μ–΄κΈ€λ¦¬ν•œ λ””μžμΈμ— κΉŠμ€ 인상을 남긴 λͺ¨λΈμ΄λ‹€. <μŠ€νŒŒμ΄λ”λ§¨: 뉴 μœ λ‹ˆλ²„μŠ€> 에어 쑰던 1 β€˜μ‹œμΉ΄κ³ β€™ μŠ€νŒŒμ΄λ”λ§¨ μ‹œλ¦¬μ¦ˆ 쀑 μŠ€λ‹ˆμ»€ λ§ˆλ‹ˆμ•„λ“€μ˜ λˆˆκΈΈμ„ μ‚¬λ‘œμž‘μ€ μš΄λ™ν™”κ°€ μžˆλ‹€. μ• λ‹ˆλ©”μ΄μ…˜ λ²„μ „μ˜ μƒˆλ‘œμš΄ 주인곡 β€˜λ§ˆμΌλ¦¬ λͺ¨λž„λ ˆμŠ€β€™κ°€ 극쀑 μ°©μš©ν•œ 에어 쑰던(Air Jordan) 1 β€˜μ‹œμΉ΄κ³ β€™. 마치 μ‹ λ°œμ„ λͺ¨ν‹°λΈŒλ‘œ ν•œ μ˜ν™”μΈ λ“― 내리 λ“±μž₯ν•œ μ œν’ˆμ€ 에어 쑰던의 상징인 λ ˆλ“œ, ν™”μ΄νŠΈ 컬러의 μ‘°ν•©κ³Ό μΊλ¦­ν„°μ˜ 이미지가 λΆ€ν•©ν•΄ λ”μš± 높은 μ‹œλ„ˆμ§€κ°€ λ°œνœ˜λλ‹€. κ°œλ΄‰μ„ 기념해 μŠ€νŒŒμ΄λ”λ§¨ 슈트λ₯Ό 연상케 ν•˜λŠ” νŒ¨ν„΄, 컬러둜 λ³€ν˜•ν•œ β€˜μ˜€λ¦¬μ§„ μŠ€ν† λ¦¬β€™κ°€ 발맀돼 선풍적인 인기λ₯Ό λͺ¨μœΌκΈ°λ„. <μ–΄λ²€μ ΈμŠ€: 에이지 였브 울트둠> μ•„λ””λ‹€μŠ€ β€˜μ•„λ””μ œλ‘œ ν”„λΌμž„ λΆ€μŠ€νŠΈβ€™ <μ–΄λ²€μ ΈμŠ€>의 두 번째 μ‹œλ¦¬μ¦ˆμ— λ“±μž₯ν•˜λŠ” β€˜ν€΅ 싀버’가 μ°©μš©ν•œ μ•„λ””λ‹€μŠ€ β€˜μ•„λ””μ œλ‘œ ν”„λΌμž„ λΆ€μŠ€νŠΈβ€™. νžˆμ–΄λ‘œμ˜ νŠΉμ„±μΈ λΉ λ₯Έ μŠ€ν”Όλ“œλ₯Ό κ³ μŠ€λž€νžˆ λ‹΄μ•„λ‚Έ μŠ€λ‹ˆμ»€λŠ” 괜히 이 μ œν’ˆμ„ μ‹ μœΌλ©΄ λ‚˜λ„ λͺ¨λ₯΄κ²Œ μ €μ ˆλ‘œ 초λŠ₯λ ₯이 생길 것 같은 λŠλ‚Œμ„ μžμ•„λ‚Έλ‹€. λˆˆμ— 보이지 μ•Šμ„ μ •λ„λ‘œ 빨리 λ‹¬λ¦¬λŠ” λͺ¨μŠ΅μ— λͺ¨λ“  λŠ₯λ ₯은 μš΄λ™ν™”μ— 달린 λ“― μ‹ λ°œμ˜ μ‘΄μž¬κ°μ„ λ°°κ°€μ‹œμΌœ 내ꡬ성과 κΈ°λŠ₯μ„± λ“± 홍보 효과λ₯Ό ν†‘ν†‘νžˆ λˆ„λ¦° μ œν’ˆ. <μ•„μ΄λ‘œλ΄‡> μ»¨λ²„μŠ€ β€˜μ²™ν…ŒμΌλŸ¬ λ ˆλ”β€™ 극쀑 주연을 λ§‘μ•˜λ˜ β€˜μœŒ μŠ€λ―ΈμŠ€β€™μ˜ μŠ€νƒ€μΌμ„ μ™„μ„±μ‹œμΌœμ£ΌλŠ” μ»¨λ²„μŠ€ β€˜μ²™ν…ŒμΌλŸ¬ λ ˆλ”β€™. κ·ΈλŠ” μ˜ν™” μ΄ˆλ°˜λΆ€ μ–΄λ ΅κ²Œ κ΅¬ν–ˆλ‹€λŠ” 말과 ν•¨κ»˜ λ°•μŠ€λ₯Ό μ—΄κ³  만쑱슀러운 ν‘œμ •μœΌλ‘œ μŠ€λ‹ˆμ»€λ₯Ό ν™•μΈν•œλ‹€. 참고둜 μž‘μ€‘ 배경은 λ¨Ό 미래둜 주인곡의 ν• λ¨Έλ‹ˆλŠ” 촌슀러운 μ‹ λ°œμ΄λΌκ³  ν•€μž”ν•˜λ˜ μ‹ λ°œμ΄μ—ˆμ§€λ§Œ, μž‘ν’ˆ μ„±ν–‰ ν›„ β€˜μ»¨λ²„μŠ€ μ•„μ΄λ‘œλ΄‡β€™μœΌλ‘œ 뢈리며 λ§Žμ€ μ΄λ“€μ—κ²Œ κ°•λ ¬ν•œ 인상을 남겼닀. μ§„λ¦¬μ˜ λΈ”λž™/ν™”μ΄νŠΈ μ‘°ν•©κ³Ό ν΄λž˜μ‹ν•œ λ””μžμΈμœΌλ‘œ μ—¬μ „νžˆ λ³€μΉ˜ μ•ŠλŠ” 인기λ₯Ό λˆ„λ¦¬κ³  μžˆλ‹€. <포레슀트 κ²€ν”„> λ‚˜μ΄ν‚€ β€˜μ½”λ₯΄ν…Œμ¦ˆβ€™ 달리기밖에 λͺ¨λ₯΄λŠ” μ‚¬λ‚˜μ΄ β€˜ν¬λ ˆμŠ€νŠΈ 검프’가 그의 μ ˆλŒ€μ μΈ 쑴재이자 μ²«μ‚¬λž‘ β€˜μ œλ‹ˆβ€™μ—κ²Œ μ„ λ¬Ό 받은 λ‚˜μ΄ν‚€(Nike) β€˜μ½”λ₯΄ν…Œμ¦ˆβ€™. μƒˆν•˜μ–€ 어퍼에 λΉ¨κ°„ μŠ€μš°μ‹œ, νŒŒλž€ 컬러 λ―ΉμŠ€κ°€ λ‹λ³΄μ΄λŠ” μ œν’ˆμ€ κ·Έλ…€κ°€ λ– λ‚œ λ’€ λ―Έ λŒ€λ₯™μ„ νš‘λ‹¨ν•˜κ³  λ‹€ λ‹³μ•„ 해진 λͺ¨μŠ΅μ΄ μ˜ν™”κ°€ λλ‚œ 뒀에도 μž”μƒμ΄ μ„ λͺ…νžˆ λ‚¨μ•„μžˆλ‹€. μ˜ν™” 속 μˆœμˆ˜ν•œ 마음처럼 λ‚˜μ΄ν‚€ ν΄λž˜μ‹μ˜ 역사라 해도 과언이 μ•„λ‹Œ μŠ€λ‹ˆμ»€λŠ” 2017년도 μ½”λ₯΄ν…Œμ¦ˆ 45μ£Όλ…„ 기념 재발맀되며 μ§€κΈˆκΉŒμ§€λ„ κΎΈμ€€νžˆ μ‚¬λž‘λ°›λŠ” μŠ€ν…Œλ”” μ•„μ΄ν…œμ΄λ‹€.Β  <λ…νƒ€μš΄μ˜ μ œμ™•λ“€> 반슀 β€˜μ–΄μ„Όν‹±β€™ <λ…νƒ€μš΄μ˜ μ œμ™•λ“€>은 λ‘œμŠ€μ•€μ €λ ˆμŠ€μ—μ„œ ν™œλ™ν•˜λŠ” μŠ€μΌ€μ΄νŠΈ λ³΄λ”λ“€μ˜ κ±°μΉ κ³  μžμœ λΆ„λ°©ν•œ λΌμ΄ν”„μŠ€νƒ€μΌμ΄ κ·ΈλŒ€λ‘œ κ΅¬ν˜„λœ μ˜ν™”λ‘œ μŠ€μΌ€μ΄νŠΈλ³΄λ“œμ˜ 상징과도 같은 반슀(Vans) β€˜μ–΄μ„Όν‹±β€™ 넀이비가 쀄곧 λ“±μž₯ν•œλ‹€. μ Šμ€ μ²­μΆ˜λ“€μ˜ μ—΄μ •κ³Ό 슀트릿 컬처λ₯Ό λŒ€λ³€ν•˜λŠ” λ°˜μŠ€μ™€ 제격인 μž‘ν’ˆμ€ 극이 λλ‚˜κ³  λ‚˜λ©΄ μŠ€μΌ€μ΄νŠΈλ³΄λ“œμ™€ μŠ€λ‹ˆμ»€λ₯Ό ν•¨κ»˜ κ΅¬λ§€ν•˜κ³  싢은 좩동이 생길 정도닀. λ”λΆˆμ–΄ μ§€λ‚œν•΄ μ˜ν™”μ— μ˜κ°λ°›μ€ λ””μžμ΄λ„ˆ μš°μ˜λ―Έμ™€ ν•¨κ»˜ν•œ 졜초의 둜컬 ν˜‘μ—… μ»¬λ ‰μ…˜μ΄ μΆœμ‹œλΌ ν™”μ œλ₯Ό λͺ¨μœΌκΈ°λ„ ν–ˆλ‹€. λ”Β μžμ„Έν•œΒ λ‚΄μš©μ€Β <μ•„μ΄μ¦ˆλ§€κ±°μ§„>λ§ν¬μ—μ„œ
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<λ„ˆμ˜ 이름은>κ³Ό 평행이둠? μ΄μ œλŠ” μ„Έκ³„μ μœΌλ‘œ κ°κ΄‘λ°›λŠ” μ• λ‹ˆλ©”μ΄μ…˜ 감독이 된 신카이 λ§ˆμ½”ν† (Shinkai Makoto). 일본 λ„ν˜Έ μ˜ν™”μ‚¬κ°€ 그의 μ°¨κΈ°μž‘, <λ‚ μ”¨μ˜ 아이> μ˜ˆκ³ νŽΈμ„ κ³΅κ°œν–ˆλ‹€. <λ„ˆμ˜ 이름은> 이후 3λ…„ λ§Œμ— μ„ λ³΄μ΄λŠ” μ‹ μž‘μœΌλ‘œ, μ„¬μ—μ„œμ˜ μƒν™œμ„ λ²—μ–΄λ‚˜ λ„μΏ„λ‘œ 온 κ°€μΆœ μ†Œλ…„ 고ꡐ생 λͺ¨λ¦¬μ‹œλ§ˆ ν˜Ένƒ€μΉ΄μ˜ μ‹œμ μ—μ„œ μ‹œμž‘ν•˜λŠ” λ‚΄μš©μœΌλ‘œ μ „κ°œλœλ‹€. 이번 μ• λ‹ˆλ©”μ΄μ…˜μ€ μ„œμ •μ μΈ λ‚¨λ…€μ˜ 이야기λ₯Ό μ•„λ¦„λ‹€μš΄ 색채와 μ„¬μ„Έν•œ μ–Έμ–΄λ‘œ μžμ•„λƒˆκ³  μ „μž‘μ— λͺ»μ§€μ•Šμ€ κ³ ν€„λ¦¬ν‹°μ˜ μž‘ν™”λ₯Ό μžλž‘ν•œλ‹€. 관점 ν¬μΈνŠΈλŠ” <λ„ˆμ˜ 이름은>μ—μ„œλ„ μŒμ•…μ„ λ§‘μ•˜λ˜ λ ˆλ“œ μœ”ν”„μŠ€(Radwimps)의 신곑 [μ‚¬λž‘ν•  수 μžˆλŠ” 것은 아직 μžˆμ–΄]. 감성 물씬 λ΄„ μ„ μœ¨μ΄ λ‹΄κΈ΄ 신카이 λ§ˆμ½”ν† μ˜ μ•Όμ‹¬μž‘ <λ‚ μ”¨μ˜ 아이>λŠ” 일본 κΈ°μ€€μœΌλ‘œ μ˜€λŠ” 7μ›” 19일 κ°œλ΄‰λ  μ˜ˆμ •μ΄λ‹€. λ”Β μžμ„Έν•œΒ λ‚΄μš©μ€Β <μ•„μ΄μ¦ˆλ§€κ±°μ§„>λ§ν¬μ—μ„œ