Book vs Movie

Goodfellas Book vs Movie

This iconic Martin Scorsese film is based on the book Wiseguy. The movie follows the true story of Henry Hill very close; but does it still end up falling short of the book?

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Book vs Movie

This iconic movie starring Johnny Depp and Benicio Del Toro is based on a book by the gonzo journalist, Hunter S. Thompson. A lot of people thought this book was unadaptable-were they right? Find out how the book and movie compare!

Concrete Cowboy Book vs Movie

This story shines a light on the story of the black cowboys of North Philadelphia. With that as its backdrop, we are told a story about family, relationships, community and love. The book is meant for a teenage audience, while the movie has a more adult approach. When ended up being the version?

Jane Eyre Book vs Movie (2011)

Many people name this gothic novel as their favorite book and it is with good reason! This movie adaptation stars Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender and is the best version in my opinion. Find out why I love both book and movie so much!

Crooked House Book vs Movie

This is one of Agatha Christie’s personal favorites of hers, is the movie just as good? Starring Glenn Close and directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner, find out how this murder mystery compares to its original source novel!

Gone Girl Book vs Movie

Gillian Flynn wrote this psychological thriller which has so many turns, you never know what to expect. The movie stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike and follows the book fairly close. However there are some key elements left out of the movie, which causes the overall theme to change considerably.

I Know What You Did Last Summer Book vs Movie

This 90’s slasher stars Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr, Ryan Phillippe and Sarah Michelle Gellar. The novel is by the fairly well known Lois Duncan and there are so many differences between the two!

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Book vs Movie

Oprah Winfrey stars in the movie which tells the story of the HeLa cells, and the woman behind .them. The book finally tells the world the truth about Henrietta Lacks and how she changed the world. The movie is well done, but how does it compare with the book?

Misery Book vs Movie

Kathy Bates portrayal of the psychotic number one fan has gone down in film history. There’s no denying that Misery is an amazing movie, but how does it compare to the original Stephen King novel? We go deep as I discuss the symbolism of Annie Wilkes, and the power writing can have over your demons. As well as the differences from book to movie-and there’s a lot!

The Death of Stalin Book vs Movie

In the wake of Stalin’s death, those in his close circle battle it out to see how will be next in charge. How much does this British comedy change from the original comic book? And how much of it actually happened in real life?