Most Anticipated Book To Film Adaptations Premiering In 2015

August 13, 2014 12:16 PM

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Most Anticipated Book To Film Adaptations Premiering In 2015

For me, one of the hallmarks of a really great book is that I'm seeing it in my head while I'm reading. Not exactly shot for shot, because with prose you have other pleasures as well -- the taste of the language, the sway of the rhythm, the gut punch of a philosophy you'd never considered. But still, the best books also have a visual component, one every reader casts and directs in their own head.

Add to it that books are an expansive medium -- even a fast reader will likely spend eight or ten hours with a novel, versus two with a movie -- it's dicey proposition to translate one to the screen. There are more occasions when it has failed than when it has succeeded. But when it does, when the s...

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