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Re: Books that become movies.

Post by rosalyncaar » 20 Nov 2016, 19:29

cbaroni78 wrote:One of my favorite books that became a movie and now a series of movies in Bridgette Jones's Diary.
I liked that they kept the feel of the book the same as in the movie. To me that's really important.

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Post by Ripley3131 » 21 Nov 2016, 20:38

I prefer to read a book before watching the movie that was adapted from it. In this way I feel that I really know what is going on in the movie. Of course this only works as long as the film stays true to the book.
It is frustrating to me when I really enjoyed a book and I go with excitement to see the movie only to find out that they deviated from the author's original content so much that it's unrecognizable.
Generally speaking, I find that I rarely like a movie more than the book, although there are a few exceptions.
For instance, I enjoyed the book, The Maze Runner, but I actually liked the movie better. The book, though well written, for the most part, had several conceptualization problems for me as a reader. I remember reading it and thinking that I wished James Dashner had used a couple of test readers to give feedback before publication. It's just that some of his descriptions I could not visualize very well. It was as if at times he had lost the connection with me as a reader, though I do praise him for an extremely imaginative plot and great characters.
I doubt that I was the only one to notice this as those problems were fixed in the movie that came out.

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Post by Cherokeeboi » 19 Jun 2017, 06:35

I really loved the book "The Executioner's Song". When the movie came out, I enjoyed it as well. Even though movies don't contain as much detail, and sometimes things are different than in the book, I still enjoy them.

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Post by sikik » 23 Jul 2017, 05:27

i read bush tracker book and also watched its movie which was interesting anyway

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Post by Major » 23 Jul 2017, 05:32

I seek out films that have been adapted from books as they usually have superior story lines.
'the wind of time is blowing through me and it's all relative, to me, it's all a figment of my mind, in a world that I've designed, I'm charged with cosmic energy, has the world gone mad or is it me?'

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