Beloved Book vs Movie

Beloved is the Pulitzer prize winning novel by Toni Morrison. It’s about people that are haunted by their past-their past abuses as well as their own actions from the past. The movie stars Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover in the lead roles. The movie follows the book very closely, but there is still a lot to break down here as we discuss the differences between book and movie, and the deep symbolism in both.

House of Gucci Movie vs True Story

This Ridley Scott film has been highly anticipated. Did it live up to the hype? And how does it compare to the true story which we read about in the book by Sarah Gay Forden? Is this story of murder, madness, glamor and greed within the Gucci family better told in book or 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?