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Post by KCWolf » 10 Sep 2018, 19:15

I think the Jurassic Park series is better than the books.
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Post by Shalomsamuels1 » 15 Sep 2018, 19:32

Hunger Games. The books were poorly written and had no feeling. The movies were done great with you really feeling for the characters.

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Post by aimy869 » 15 Sep 2018, 23:29

harry potter,I felt the movie more than the book,

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Post by Olivia Grace » 19 Sep 2018, 23:39

I have to say the first Maze runner movie, it was a lot better than the book (maybe just for me)

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Post by Lil Reads » 20 Sep 2018, 02:48

Although the short stories and poems these movies are based on are great already, the movies are so well made and fun, they just add another layer of perfection to the source material.

The Roger Corman/Vincent Price series of movies called the "Poe Cycle" take some of Poe's most well known works and use them as a basis for movies. Although there were several, I want to highlight two of the ones I feel expand the Poe works they are based on very well.

"The Raven" uses the poem as a basis for a comedic story of wizard rivalry and spells gone awry. "The Masque of Red Death" is a gorgeous period piece that expands the depravity of the prince and his court that also utilizes symbolic costuming for the Red Death to eerie effect.
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Post by nes86 » 11 Oct 2018, 18:56

I, Robot is one of my favorite movies. I believe the movie is better, though the book and movie don't have a lot in common.

I also agree with the individual who said they preferred the Hunger Games movies to the books. I appreciated the ending of the movie more than the book, but I prefer all my endings to be happy.

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Post by Charlyt » 15 Oct 2018, 09:06

Stardust comes to mind. I really like Gaiman's novels but I thought the movie was more enjoyable.

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Post by HollandBlue » 15 Oct 2018, 09:24

I like Disney's adaptations of books, ie: Snow White and Cinderella. As far as adult movies, Gone with the Wind comes to mind.
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Post by Jsovermyer » 24 Oct 2018, 20:58

I loved the movie "Last of the Mohicans". It's beautiful and romantic. The book is nothing like that. The main character Natty Bumppo is a clown, nothing like the heroic Nathaniel in the movie.

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