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Top Books to Movies 2012

The relationship between the written word and the movie industry has been a lasting one. Like any lasting relationship there are good times and bad times, productive couplings cheap canada goose uk and disastrous dalliances.

When they work harmoniously the book transcends the pages, arrives in a grander much more refreshing form as a movie under the careful canada goose uk black friday tutelage canada goose store of its Director and production team. We love to see a book we adore become a better film. We may bicker and moan, especially when some of our favourite bits, our favourite characters perhaps, get left out. But overall we will love the end result.

When it fails, it does spoil a good book. A poor adaptation can leave a very bad taste in the mouth.

THE WRITTEN WORDThe reader in us loves a book. The more we read, the grander the vista. soon we make our own movies canadian goose jacket in our head. We know what the canada goose black friday sale characters look like as we conjure up the sights and Canada Goose sale the scenes in a story.

When a producer, director or an actor read the same story, they canada goose uk outlet want to share that vision with the wider world. They canada goose clearance want to make an actual movie and populate it with splendid actors. They will take the scenario and do splendid production design. Sometimes these grand visions come alive much better than they do in our heads and we love the end result. sometimes, the film falls short of our expectations. Our brain, in these circumstances, is a much better production crew than those who made the film!

Sometimes I feel it is an unfair judgement too. The book and film are different creatures. A two and half hour visual narrative is an intrinsically different beast compared to a book. It certainly is not as easy as some make it out to be.

Here, Canada Goose Jackets we have Canada Goose Online a selection of popular books ( and some not so popular ones) that are already under production and are arriving in a cinema near you.

This wonderfully crafted novel was published in 2004 to much critical acclaim and got nominated for the Man Booker Prize, Nebula and buy canada goose jacket the Arthur C Clarke awards. Deservedly so.

It is a complex yet captivating narrative of six ‘nested’ stories, much like the Russian matryoshka dolls. The tales range canada goose clearance sale from the late 19th century to a post apocalyptic future. The clever plotting and broad panorama are populated with diverse characters. Each story is either read or observed Canada Goose Coats On Sale by a character in the next. At the end, the stories start ‘collapsing’ back to the origin with each denouements cascading back from the future to the past. It at once is a thriller, a human interest tale, a literary canada goose coats juggling act, a meditation in humanity and much, much more. It will be tough act to film, but in the capable hands of the Warchowski brothers ( Matrix trilogy) one could hope it will turn into a dazzling spectacle. The ensemble cast includes Tom Hanks, Hugo Weaving, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant and Susan Sarandon.

The trials and tribulations of the Bondurant brothers, their involvement in the moonshine trade and their loves and lives forms the basis of canada goose factory sale this wonderful novel which paints a rich and dangerous historical tapestry. Much like Boardwalk Empire ( based on Atlantic city during prohibition era) The Wettest county puts Franklin firmly on the map. The locals are apparently still proud of the ‘Moonshine capital of the World’ tag, as it gives them a sense of civic pride in their endurance and entrepreneurship during the American prohibition.

A delicious mash up of history and vampire lore, Canada Goose Parka this novel hit the bestseller lists and created a whole new genre’ the mashup’ novels.

The wry, gripping ‘alternate biography’ of Abe Lincoln canada goose tells how right from the age cheap Canada Goose of eleven, Lincoln had learnt of the existence of Vampires from his Canada Goose online father. He swears to kill as many in his lifetime as he can, as a revenge for his Mothers death.

Abe soon buy canada goose jacket cheap realises that he is not a physical match for canada goose coats on sale all his vampire enemies. After a chance encounter with a more powerful vampire, Henry, he is told that there are ‘good’ vampires and ‘evil’ related website ones. Henry then trains Abe in vampire combat and many kickass adventures ensue. As Abe discovers that the vampires want to carve out a nation uk canada goose of their own out of the United States, it is all out war.

Skilfully weaving historical perspective with madcap vampire adventure, this ‘mashup’ links several key events in Lincoln life to the vampire lore, making it into a ‘believable’ knit. As this was a NY times bestseller for several months, it is no surprise it was optioned and has been made into an action horror adventure by that Russian king of vampire movies, Timur Bekmambetov ( Nightwatch, Daywatch). It is also produced by the master of the gothic himself, Tim Burton.

Featuring a relative unknown Benjamin Walker as Abe Lincoln, the film also features Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Dominic Cooper, Alan Tudyk and Rufus Sewell.

Cogerson 5 years ago from Virginia

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Judith C Evans 5 years ago from Boise, ID

“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” and “Cloud Atlas” are on my to read list, and now I can’t wait to see the movies. The book was fantastic and I was completely enthralled which was a nice surprise. Wasn’t expecting to be. Great hubs! Also love part 2 of this series.

Mary Craig 5 years ago from New York

You have given us ‘food for thought’ with these upcoming movies.

It is very often a disappointing when we see our favorite book made into a movie but them we have to realize the movie is only 2 1/2 hours long and can’t possibly show us all the thoughts and history and contemporary happenings of the book.

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