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Post by anix67 » 07 Apr 2018, 16:44

Yes! Love it when I find out a great movie has a book. Then I get excited to have more of the story

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Post by Vivianne Nat » 09 Apr 2018, 04:07

I think there are a lot of things to be compared when a movie is based from a book. I watched the first Harry Potter movies before reading the book. And i admit it, i got wowed then. But when i read the book i had to rewatch the movie again to check about the scenes.

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Post by btlyn » 09 Apr 2018, 11:07

Happened to me with 'The Maze Runner'. Since I really enjoyed the movie I was so excited to find out it was a series.

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Post by Oceanside » 09 Apr 2018, 11:52

Typically for me, I like to read the book first and then watch the movie. In all reality though, I usually end up liking whichever one I experience first just because that's my first impression of the story. Whichever one comes second it's like "Hey, that's not supposed to happen like that." Very rarely do I like the movie and book equally. The book Room by Emma Donoghue is a good example of an equally powerful book and movie, each with their own techniques to tell a beautiful heart-wrenching story.

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Post by desantismt_17 » 09 Apr 2018, 17:00

I do love finding out there's a book behind a movie; though, since I keep up with books more than I do with movies, this doesn't happen to me very often. I actually want to read the novelization of the live-action Beauty and the Beast that came out last year. I want to see how they put the movie into a book, which is the opposite of what usually happens.
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Post by shraddharm » 12 Apr 2018, 15:05

I watched 'The Da Vinci Code' first and later found out that it was based on the book which was surprisingly as good as the movie, maybe better.

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Post by Maryjane Barbie » 29 Apr 2018, 04:18

Watching a movie and finding out there's a book! Awesome! Just like when I watched"Think like a lady, act like a man" and I visited a friend and saw it, i was like wow! It makes me understand the movie a whole lot bera. 😁😁

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Post by briellejee » 01 May 2018, 09:37

OMG same! especially if I didn't like the movie. Once i heard there's a book, I immediately go look for it!
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Post by nikkyteewhy » 12 May 2018, 05:37

Since I always prefer the books to watching the movie, finding out that a movie, especially the one I find interesting, has a book will be good, it will make my day.

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Post by love_b00ks » 16 May 2018, 20:06

Yes, I also do, especially when I enjoyed the movie!

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Post by cpivie » 31 May 2018, 00:10

When I was in middle school, my english teacher told us that she went to The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring at the movie theater, and, when it ended, she was like: "WHAT?! You can't end a movie like that!" Apparently, she didn't know it was a series... How she made it into teaching english without knowing about Tolkien's most famous works, I'm not sure.

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Post by pricklypurple » 01 Jul 2018, 07:27

Yes, I always like learning something I actually enjoy is a book, but that can be dangerous because then the book might undermine the film or series that I once loved.

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Post by bclayton13 » 01 Jul 2018, 18:12

It doesn't happen often, but it happened with Gone Girl! Somehow I managed to not hear about the book until I'd seen the movie, and it was so good that I got really excited when i realized it was based off of a book.

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Post by Emmmag » 02 Jul 2018, 05:52

Its fine but sometimes its a disapointment like finding out about the book "no country for old men" after already seen the movie felt like there was no point even if its better.

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Post by Emmmag » 02 Jul 2018, 05:56

Read clockwork orange before seeing the movie, love the book more.

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