I’ll admit I’m not a huge movie-goer, but I DO like the REALLY good ones! I typically wait until I get several “It’s fabulous” reviews before I spend my precious two hours or so watching a movie 😮
However, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that my opinion of those precious two hours (or so) seems to increase if the movie is based on a book and if I’ve read the book beforehand. It just seems like the return on my two-hour investment is somehow greater….for some reason. I recently watched Shadowlands and although I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone by saying “It’s FABULOUS”, I really enjoyed it because I had just recently finished the book “Through the Shadowlands“. If I would have seen this movie at the local movie rental store, I wouldn’t have known it was based on the life of C.S. Lewis and I don’t think I’d ever pick it up. Of course, I’ll still watch the highly rated and fabulously reviewed films, but otherwise, I think I’ll make it a point to find movies that are based on books and watch them shortly after reading the book. I found this website that will help me: Books To Movies.
If any of you know of any movies based on books that are FABULOUS….let me know and I’ll start with those 😮
MAKE it a GREAT day everyone…DO or Learn something NEW!