From a Book to a Movie


When someone usually hears that their favorite booking is being adapted to the big screen, they have 1 or 2 reactions: excitement to see their favorite book actualized and being able to experience their favorite story in a new way or dread because they believe that the movie will completely will misrepresent the book, leave something important out, or just change the story around completely.If your reaction is the second, you’ll probably be left disappointed at certain details that were important to you that just didn’t make it onto the film.


But it seems,  that it doesn’t seem to stop the entertainment industry from taking stories from the book pages and making them into films. We saw this little article: and wondered what happens why some movies just can’t seem to do the book justice?


The answer to that question usually comes in the form of funding. This is especially true with fantasy and science fiction genres. In the book, the author can and is probably encouraged to think big, but transferring the authors vision can cost a lot of money especially on green screen and special effects. Because of that sometime the story has to change around a little bit, things are left out or just changed around.  


Sometimes a book just doesn’t translate well into a movie. Ender’s Game is a great example of this. A lot of good books are introspective and that just doesn’t look good on film unless you’re a fan of a never ending voiceover.

So what is a literary purist to do? While you may not like our answer, we’ll say it anyways. Be in the frame of mind that the book and the movie are entire different entities and go into the film with an open mind. While the film won’t be exactly like the book (it usually never is) there is no reason why you shouldn’t enjoy it!


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