In the midst of all the pre-release PR for Angels & Demons, only one media outlet is brave enough to mention what I think the crux of the matter.
And it is el Reg that cuts to the heart of it.
Of course, it may be that the organisation responsible for some of the greatest works of art and literature in Western civilisation simply thinks Brown’s books and the films based on them are a bit crap. And tourist authorities in Rome may think they’ve got enough on their hands dealing with the faithful visiting Il Pape without having to deal with hordes of film fans who seem unable to distinguish fact from cinematic fiction.
I’ve only read the da Vinci Code, and watched it as well. And I can’t say that he’s a million miles away with his insight…