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Is There Hope for Book-to-Movie Adaptations Anymore?

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In childhood, some kids had video games. I had books.

Books have been my primary source of entertainment for a longgg time.  Why watch movies when I could recreate the most exciting works of literature in my head? Everyone does that, and Hollywood tries to make money off of that.

One of my recent favorites, The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, is about to be made into a Hollywood movie and will try to make us feel all the feels we felt while reading it. And I’m pretty nervous and anxious about it.

The argument is an old one- book-to-movie adaptation either suck or just aren’t good enough.  Most of the time, the films change the plot, or the characters, or just steal the concept and do what they want.  I’ve seen some good adaptations and some bad ones.

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