It’s Oscars Weekend! Whether you tune into this awards night religiously every year or simply see the highlights on the internet the next morning, it’s THE biggest event of the year in the movie industry. Other than seeing the A-listers, what they are wearing and of course, the opening monologue, what I’m usually most excited about is to see which movie adaptations of books made the cut.
For the 89th Academy Awards, 5 movies out of the 9 nominatees for Best Picture are adapted screenplays. You know what they say…never judge a book by its movie but sometimes, they actually get it right.
Whenever I’m bored and don’t feel like reading, I like to type the following on Youtube: Movie Trailers. With the new year just kicking off, not only do I need to plan my reading list for the next 12 months, I need to start penciling down some pretty amazing movies to catch in theatres.
Here are my top 3 movies coming out this month and the respective books that I recommend reading before date nights.
Every bibliophile knows that the book is always better than the movie adaptation when Hollywood tries to cash in on the success. But luckily sometimes, the producers and screenwriters get it just right.
With only four months left to this year, there are still some notable movies that were based on novels. Here are the top 5 movies that I’m ecstatic to see (and pray won’t become a disaster).