It's been a while since I posted about this - but it seems as though the time between a published book and the movie release is shorter and shorter. And yes, I understand that it's about striking while the iron is hot. And yes, it is possible (although doubtful) that the movie could enhance the book. My personal feeling on that particular point is in cases of books like Lord of the Rings, Narnia, Harry Potter, all fantasy, that the movies are completely .
Anyhoo...I haven't seen any of these movies (yet). But I have (in most cases) read the books.
Secret Life of Bees - thought the book was okay. Would actually watch the movie, because in cases where the book is meh, the movie may be worthwhile.
Twilight - read it. Not sure about the casting, may wait for dvd release. I am officially the only person I know who hasn't seent it.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas - amazing story. Can see how it could be a wonderful movie, if done right. From what I've read and seen about the film, it's powerful. Don't know if I'd be able to watch it - especially knowing where it is goes...
Revolutionary Road - in the middle of the book now. I'm a fan of Kate Winslet. Curious to see the differences. Although now I can't help but read the characters as Kate & Leonardo. Angela at Crew Creative sent me this movie trailer:
Tale of Despereaux - one of my all-time favorite books which happens to be children's lit. The boys love it too. So of course, we'll be seeing it. I'm hopeful.
Marley & Me< - didn't read the book. Definitely willing to see the movie, especially since Laura's dad is in it. :)
I know most of you don't have the same book to movie issues that I do. Are you planning to see any of these or have you already?
GIVEAWAY UPDATE: Sorry for the delay. Allison - you've won. Go back through the choices and please confirm which calendar you would like :)