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Book vs. Movie – The Shawshank Redemption

Stephen King vs. Frank Darabont The Story Andy Dufresne is headed to Shawshank Prison for a murder he is sure he did not commit, though the evidence is not in his favor.  The story chronicles his time there through the eyes of his friend Red.  Andy was a banker before he was a prisoner and quietly changes the prison, his fellow inmates and even some of the toughest guards to ever patrol the lonely, hopeless grounds of the toughest prison in Maine. The Book The Book is actually a novella by Stephen King called Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption [...]

August 9th, 2012|Tags: |

Book Vs. Movie

Which is better?  Let's discuss. We've all done it.  Read a book, loved it, and then seen the movie and hated it.  Or vice versa.  I used to think the book was always better, but as movie technology improves and studios get both more prolific and more creative with the books they adapt for the screen, I'm finding that sometimes the movie is just as good - or better - than the source material. But how can that be, you ask?  Books let you use your imagination, allow for time to develop characters, give us rich descriptions of settings and [...]

July 31st, 2012|Tags: |