The THUG trailer came out a few days ago!
I’m actually lucky: I read THUG the other week (review here) so I didn’t have to wait too long for the trailer to come out.
But anyway, now it is! So let us react, discuss and assess.
Hello Book Ravens!
So today (January 15th, 2018) I made plans to go see the new Jumanji movie with a friend, because I loved the original and I’ve been hearing good reviews for it.* The original movie was actually based off of a children’s book, and so when I was thinking of ideas for my Monday post, book-to-film came to mind.
There have been a lot of YA books being announced for adaptions! It’s both great, and awful (they’ll probably adapt it horribly…but I still have hope**). Despite that, I do have some anticipated releases – and not all of them look like disasters…
So here are my anticipated movie releases for January-April!
*surprisingly – I was expecting it to go downhill…
The Love, Simon trailer has finally come out!
For those of you who don’t know, Love, Simon is a film coming out in 2018 that is based off of the YA novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. It’s about Simon Spier, a not-yet-out gay high school student, and how he manages that along with his emails to his pen pal Blue.
So let’s watch the adaption trailer and discuss it together!
Read the book: Yes\No
Saw in Theater: Yes\No
–Book Spoilers Ahead!–
I got to see Everything, Everything with my friend Tyr this past weekend, which is good
because I was about to steal it from someone
I’ve been looking forward to this movies for a long time, for two reasons:
One: I really enjoyed the book! I liked the characters, and the drawings on the inside, and how most of it took place through texts.
Two: Both Amandla Stenberg and Nick Robinson will be in upcoming Book-to-Films (more on that later) so I was interested in their acting style.
Let’s talk about the ups and downs of Everything, Everything ↓
Anne with an “E” is a Netflix adaption of the classic, Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery.
I loved this book when I was younger – the best parts about it were Anne (who is so wonderfully creative and fanciful), her friendship with Diana, and the lightheartedness of the story, even though it had a darker background.
Since I love this series so much, I decided to watch this show…I will tell you up front, while I liked it (for the most part) it’s definitely a hit-or-miss adaption.
So if you’re up for hearing my thoughts on it, read on.
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