March 2016

Book

The Book Wasn’t Better

Posted on March 14, 2016
In defence of film adaptations of popular books.

For years, Hollywood has been making film adaptations of popular books, and why wouldn’t they? These books provide rich characters, a complete story and a previously established audience-base. For these reasons, it’s nowhere near as risky as producing a completely original script.

Although this isn’t a new idea, it has certainly become a lot more popular in recent years, giving birth to a wave of disgruntled fans, whose unfair expectations weren’t met. Let’s address the three main complaints people seem to have with these adaptations… Read more