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Opinion by DarkSarcasm posted zaidi ya mwaka mmoja uliopita
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Please note that these are my inayopendelewa adaptions, and I am not claiming that they are the best au the most faithful. These are my personal opinions of sinema that I believe were were just as great, au even better than the vitabu they came from.




#5 - Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Based on "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe" kwa Fannie Flagg
There was a looot of book stuff that didn't make it into the movie. But since I saw the movie before I read the book, I didn't mind. The book provides zaidi backstory on the town and the people in it, and includes a lot of characters that didn't make the movie, but I believe the right choices were made in the adaptation. The movie focuses on two major relationships: Evelyn and Ninny in the present day, and Idgie and Ruth in the past. The book is still one of my favorites, but the movie is a little zaidi to the point, aside from kind of glossing over the whole by-the-way-Idgie-and-Ruth-are-a-couple thing. I do recommend kusoma it if wewe liked the movie. (Plus, Sipsy's recipes are in the back!)
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News by MisterH posted zaidi ya mwaka mmoja uliopita
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THIS IS VERY URGENT AND NOT A JOKE! ALSO DON'T GOOF OFF!!!!

I really mean it! What would wewe be able to do if SOPA/TPP censors the internet? What would wewe be able to do if uandishi fanfics and drawing fanarts become illegal? What would wewe do if it's illegal to do a cover of your inayopendelewa song on YouTube? What would wewe do if downloading things from the internet (music, movies, TV episodes, etc) became illegal? What would wewe do if SOPA/TPP wins the war and takes away internet freedom? Net Neutrality is already dead so far, we can't risk the freedom of internet from getting killed kwa SOPA/TPP!


SOPA may have been stopped, but large companies with many copyrights are trying to re-institute portions of it under other names and policies. This attempt to protected speech in the name of copyright is unacceptable, and must be resisted.
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List by Queen_Kitty posted zaidi ya mwaka mmoja uliopita
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1. Gulliver's Travels from 1939 made kwa the Max Fleischer studio. Based on the novel kwa Jonathan Swift, this film is my juu inayopendelewa out of the two films the Fleischer brothers had ever made


2. Bambi from 1942 made kwa the Walt Disney Studio and based on the book kwa Felix Salten. Now I had wanted to read the original book the movie is based on, so I'd ordered it online.


3. Cinderella. I know fairy-tales are part of literature and Charles Perrault's story of cinderella is one of my inayopendelewa fairy-tales; it's another inayopendelewa literary film from Disney


4. Alice in Wonderland from 1951 from Disney. It was hard to choose between the Disney version, the 1972 and the 1999 (both in live action) adaptation of Lewis Carroll's bizarre ndoto story...but I upendo Disney's version

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News by fatoshleo posted zaidi ya mwaka mmoja uliopita
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The Mortal Instruments, the project left for dead is now back as Lily Collins is re-set to play the story’s lead character Clary Fray. Word of that goes back to 2010 when Collins has been originally set to nyota in the first installment of the novel series City of Bones, but, then, Scott Charles Stewart had been attached to direct for Screen Gems.

Now comes word that Harald Zwart, whose last directing credit was the Karate Kid remake in 2010, is set to direct The Mortal Instruments for Screen Games, which has teamed with Constantin Film and Unique Features to develop the motion picture adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s YA ndoto novel.

Jessica Postigo and I. Marlene King wrote the script in which Mirror Mirror Collins remains attached to nyota as young woman who discovers she is the descendant of a line of secret cadre of half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect the world from demons.

Principal upigaji picha is expected to begin in Toronto on August 15th, 2012.
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Review by Dellycup posted zaidi ya mwaka mmoja uliopita
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Joe Wright is a harsh critic. In the Director’s Commentary of the 2005 feature-length film Pride and Prejudice, he frequently laments that certain scenes of the film just don’t work.

To state just a few, the first meeting of Mr Bingley and the Bennet family at the Meryton Assembly was “not well-shot,” “boring” and “flat”; the artificial lighting was unflattering for Judy Dench’s complexion; and he will think again before ever working with CGI.

Perhaps he was just too close to the project, because I found the film to be a cinematically beautiful, well constructed, and touching adaptation. Even where Wright deviated from Jane Austen’s original, I did not think back wistfully to the book. I accepted his changes and even found myself feeling grateful for them.

Wright made a conscious decision to stray from Pride and Prejudice the novel in pursuit of the real. He says Jane Austen described the book as “too light and lacking in shade,” so Wright saw it as his role to bring some necessary darkness to the tale. The result is a gritty and edgy film that is zaidi reminiscent of the Brontè sisters than Austen.
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Review by Dellycup posted zaidi ya mwaka mmoja uliopita
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Colleen McCullough hated Meggie Cleary.

The news came as quite a surprise to me, but apparently it’s true. In April 2009, as the best-selling mwandishi worked on the stage musical version of her literary triumph, the UK Daily Mail quoted her directly:

“Meggie in The Thorn Birds is basically my mother. I detested her. Can wewe imagine uandishi a 280,000-word book and hating your heroine? She was everything I despise in a woman. She suffered and, worst of all, she enjoyed suffering.”

I didn’t pick up on the author’s hatred when kusoma the book – far from it – my interpretation was that McCullough really felt for her central character.

The book was divided into 7 sections, and the first of these is titled ‘Meggie’ – it delves into her history; her relationships, her upbringing, and those key moments that helped to form the woman that she would become.

There were times that I wanted to slap some sense into Meggie, but my frustration was always leveled kwa compassion because I understood her feelings and motivations.
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Opinion by angel_02 posted zaidi ya mwaka mmoja uliopita
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I read the vitabu of this series before seeing the movie as I always do with book to movie adaptions and have just seen the movie. I think they did quite well with it but I'm not sure it lived up to the books. They changed hair colours of Mrs Coulter, Lyra and even Serafina, small details that may not matter too much but is it hard to dye hair? Already that is beside the point as the actors playing the characters did a very good job and i think were well chosen. I was a bit disappointed that the cut a fair bit out, the movie wasn't long and they could have easily added zaidi in without it getting tedious, I was also disappointed with the ending as they didn't finished it in the same place as the vitabu as i would have liked to have seen. All though i do think the movie was quite good for and adaptation of a book and did very well, but thats just my opinion.
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Opinion by cressida posted zaidi ya mwaka mmoja uliopita
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This spot was created to celebrate book-to-tv/film-screen adaptations. True, there is no way that a live version will ever live up to our imagination. And yes, there are hundreds of examples of how this formula can go wrong. But there are also hundreds of examples of how the formula can go right and astonish us with the magic of cinema, yet all too often these examples are forgotten -- and so this spot is to remind ourselves of both the good and the bad, and to discuss either.

A common criticism of book-to-screen adaptations nowadays is that filmmakers are seemingly relying too often on literature for their content, that the screenwriters are no longer creative themselves. But did wewe know that practically half of Alfred Hitchcock's sinema are book adaptations? Rebecca, The Birds, Psycho, ... And what about Steven Spielberg's works: Jaws, Jurassic Park, The Color Purple, Schindler's List,... I say this not to lessen the directors' and screenwriters' creativity in dialogue and vision but to remind critics that vitabu have always been a chanzo for the movies.
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