The time has come when i feel like everyone who wants to has read or seen Fantastic Beasts by J.K. Rowling. It has easily been one of the biggest movies of the year as we were thrust back in to the Wizarding World, something we have all be hoping for, for a long time. I managed to see the movie during the first weekend of its release, and i’ve recently just finished the screenplay. Here are my thoughts on both of them, what i liked and didn’t and what my hopes are for this world! (Contains spoilers).
The Girl On The Train was the biggest thriller release of last year, and this year saw the release of the movie version. To say i adored the book would be an understatement. I think it was absolutely genius and i enjoyed the twists and turns the novel took without being too obvious. The movie was set to be a big box office hit (as it has been) and now i’ve seen it, here’s a little comparison of the movie to the book.
There is always the age old question when you find out a book has a movie deal that is
“Is it actually going to do it justice?”
We all know that there are plenty of movie adaptations that have not done the book justice at all (*cough* I Am Number Four) but there are plenty that excel all expectations and make a reader beyond happy when they see their favourite story come to life on the screen. Me Before You was definitely one of those for me.