These are some very good points to this. Sometimes it’s a tricky thing, turning books into movies. But I feel like Hollywood needs to stop turning books into movies for a while. Kind of like 3D; too much of a good thing. Or new thing.
It’s not uncommon to go watch a movie and be completely disappointed by the outcome, especially when it’s a movie based off of a book that you love. Only once in a blue moon will the movie be better than the movie (Forest Gump) or the movie will not completely change key points in the story (Unbroken). Here are a few reasons why I think the book is often better than the movie.
1. It’s All About the Details
We are a people that need detail in order to color in the context of any given situation. I mentioned Unbroken above, and while the movie gets and A+ for not changing anything from the book, it still cannot hold a candle to the book because it cannot describe the details of the anguish the hero felt or the true expanse of struggles he endured, both internally…
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