Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them Book VS Movie

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).

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Top 5 Fictional Items You’d Give As Gifts

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Christmas is only a few days away! Is everyone ready? Bought all your presents and eaten a mince pie? Good! This weeks Top 5 Wednesday is the 5 fictional items that you would give as gifts. These gifts can be anything from TV, book, or movie, the limits are endless when it just says ‘fictional items’. I sadly spend a lot of my time thinking about fictional items, things that i’d want, things that are useful or just something that’s really cool that you can show off you own (yes, i’m one of those people). So here are my top 5 fictional items that i’d give as gifts!

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November Wrap-Up

I really did hope that my wrap-up in November would be a lot better, i thought with Christmas nearing (and our Christmas read-along) it would push me to get as much read as possible. In reality, i’ve been in a bit of a reading slump and have had a very unusually busy social life, leaving very little time to get stuck in to a book. Here are the few books that i managed to pick up this month.

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Film Tie-In Books

The new Ghostbusters film was released on DVD and Blu-ray today (I got my pretty steelbook delivered, I’m very happy) so I think it is a good time to talk about film tie-in books. I’m using the term pretty loosely as I want to talk about a whole variety of them not just one type. I wanted to also talk about books like Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the novelisation of the latest Star Wars film which are brilliant in their own way.

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Upcoming Film Adaptations

Every so often we like to do an update on upcoming film adaptations (look out for a TV one soon, its coming!) As someone who loves books and films, I love looking into what is going to be adapted! Even though some can be awful failures that I like to pretend don’t exist, many adaptations bring a new and interesting light to a story. They also show some  aspects we just can’t get from novels, like brilliant actors and beautiful scores and soundtracks. Here are some adaptations that are coming in the next couple of months! Continue reading

Movie Adaptations in 2016

2016 is set to bring us a whole heap of exciting movies that have been based on books. I’m not usually the kind of person who gets excited about movie releases, however there are some incredible books this year that I cannot wait to be brought to life on screen! Here’s a list of some of the most exciting ones that are due to be released in 2016 so you can get a head start and read the novels!

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