Book vs Movie

Their Eyes Were Watching God Book vs Movie

Zora Neale Hurston is a famous African American author who wrote Their Eyes Were Watching God, which was adapted into a movie starring Halle Berry and produced by Oprah Winfrey. How does the movie compare to this classic novel about a woman finding true love, and finding herself?

Matchstick Men Book vs Movie

This Ridley Scott movie starring Nicholas Cage and Sam Rockwell was adapted from the novel by Eric Garcia. The story follows the story of a conman whose daughter shows up and changes his life and the life of his partner. The movie makes some changes to the end, but overall follows the book pretty close!

The Road Book vs Movie

The Road is a desolate novel by Cormac McCarthy which was adapted into a movie starring Viggo Mortensen and Kodi Smit0McPhee. The movie stays very true to the book! Check out today’s episode to learn what I thought of each and what minor changes were made.

Hud/Horseman, Pass By Larry McMurtry Book vs Movie

Larry McMurtry’s debut novel was soon adapted into a critically acclaimed movie starring Paul Newman as the unlikeable Hud. This is a desolate coming of age story about a teen living in Texas. The movie makes some key changes, listen to find out!

Anne of Green Gables Book vs Movie (1985)

Anne of Green Gables is a beloved book about an orphan girl who is adopted by an aging brother and sister and the impact she has on those around her. The best adaptation is the 1985 TV movie version and today I talk about why I love both!

Deep Water Book vs Movie

This Patricia Highsmith novel about a suburban couple who have a toxic relationship was adapted into a movie starring Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas. The movie stays true to the novel up until the end-find out what has been changed!

The Hustler Book vs Movie

This Walter Tevis novel was adapted into a movie starring Paul Newman. It was a critically renowned movie, and for good reason! There is one huge change from book to movie which gives the movie an even stronger meaning.

Silver Linings Playbook Book vs Movie

This David O. Russel movie stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawerence and Robert De Niro and is based on the novel by Matthew Quick. Both focus on mental illness, bipolar disorder in the movie and brain damage in the book. Even though the book and movie are very similar, there are some big changes made.

After Yang Book vs Movie

After Yang is based on the short story by Alexander Weinstein from his book Children of the New World. This takes place in a sci-fi future where “technosapiens” have been created. The movie takes things in a different direction than I thought they would. Listen to here what I thought of both!