Feb 062015
 
Book vs Movie: Gone Girl

When I read Gone Girl last summer, it blew me away. I was totally amazed at the book. So when they announced it was being turned into a movie, I was quite excited to see how it would turn out. I am very happy to report that the movie is almost as awesome as the book! The movie stayed very true to the plotline and feel of the book, which is always one of the key things of a successful book to movie transition. As soon as the movie started, I was pulled into it, and even though I knew […]

Jan 232015
 
Book vs Movie: Outlander

This isn’t exact a book vs movie look, it’s book vs tv series. This past summer, Outlander came to tv with an 8 episode season 1. Season 2 is scheduled to begin April 2015, and I’m really looking forward to it. I didn’t actually catch the tv series when it first aired, but did PVR a replaying in Sept, and then watched it over the past few months. It’s been a while since I read Outlander, but I really enjoyed the first book, and the whole series, so I was looking forward to the tv series. Since I did read […]

Jan 162015
 
Book vs Movie: The Maze Runner

Today is the first in a new series of posts titled “Book versus Movie”. There are lots of books that have been made into movies, and I thought I’d share some thoughts where I have both read the book, and watched the movie. I’m starting the series with The Maze Runner. I recently had the opportunity to receive both the book and movie to review, and jumped at the chance. This is a popular series that has been on my wishlist, but one that I just never got to, as is the case for several popular YA series. I participated […]