Re: 2 books, 10 movies, 6 albums
Card apparently thought the movie was a fine effort...this is even though they tried to distance themselves from him for being anti gay marriage. The kid who plays Ender is obviously much older than six I know that much!
And yeah, I was about to say...the world building in SC *is* over with in about 100 pages!
Fortunately, if you keep reading Stephenson, every book he has written from 1999 onwards has been over 900 pages, so enjoy!