Book vs Movie

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?

Child 44 Book vs Movie

The Soviet Union under the control of Stalin is an interesting setting as it is. Then we have the Leo, an officer of the government who starts questioning his blind obedience. Then on top of that, there area series of murders that need solving! Find out how this intriguing book compares with the movie!

Sir Gawain and The Green Knight Book vs Movie

The chivalric romance set in King Arthur’s court about Sir Gawain and The Green Knight. The original source is a poem, which is really more like a short story. There is a lot of symbolism and metaphors in both book and movie, and here I explain both while comparing the differences!

One Year Podcasting about Books vs Movies

Special One Year episode where I share my favorite and least favorite adaptations I’ve covered as well as my least favorite! I also share why I started this podcast in the first place; and what you can expect going into my second year!