Saturday, April 23, 2011

Chapter 8: Movies I Watched But I Should Probably Read the Book

So I'm in the middle of watching Gone With the Wind, and I realized I've never gone through and actually read the book. It's long and wordy and romantic, thats like my favorite type of book. Heres a list of other books I should probably go read, but instead I watched the movie.

The Lord of the Rings series
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Anna and the King Of Siam
Battlefield Earth (actually I think I read half of it)
Choke
A Clockwork Orange
Dune (tried to read it, toooooooo longgggggg lol.)
Little Women
Starship Troopers
Trainspotting
The Little Princess

This is pretty small and I know theres a lot more, but at least they're movies I enjoyed a lot.

22 comments:

  1. Great post,
    Ill give you a cheezburger friend.
    Hope everyone supports this blog as well.

    Jake

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  2. I agree, you really should read a lot of those books, I'm a bit surprised you haven't

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  3. Of that list, I've actually read Starship Troopers, it was a good book. Nothing like the movie, but still awesome.

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  4. if you haven't yet, better read the hobbit before the movie comes out. :D

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  5. You forgot Fight Club! Otherwise a good list :D

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  6. i usually lose interest in reading the book after watching the movie

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  7. I enjoyed the Lord of the Ring series when I was a kid. If you like fantasy check out the Dragonlace series, I couldnt put them down

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  8. I usually try to either read the book or watch the movie in these situations, depending on which is said to be better.

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  9. wait, there is a starship troopers book?

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  11. love your blog! keep up the quality posts!

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  12. Definitely read 'A Clockwork Orange' as soon as you can!

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  13. These movies were really good and I can't fault anybody for liking them. But I'm a bit biased though because I like cinematic innovations.

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  14. I've read about half of those, and you should def read them when you get the time

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  15. im not too much of a reader. like 5 or 8 a year but LOTR books are waaaaaay boring. Lots of stuff that was deleted from the movie i am Thankful like TOM BOMBADIL i HATE thate shrimp, i mean so he sees Frodo when he uses the one ring so what?Never again to be seen in the book, a waste of like 15pages if you ask me.

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  16. Oh wow yeah you really should read those books. Clockwork Orange and LOTR are both better as books than movies in my opinion. Although I agree about Dune, just a wee bit too long and dry.

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  17. I like your list! I remember when the LOTR series first came out, I wanted to know how it ended, but didn't want to read the books, so I had to wait a few years for the next movies to come out. . .

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  18. I always read the book first :)

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  19. I totally disliked the Lord of the Rings books, but Little Women is brilliant!

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