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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Holiday Break Reading Challenge #7

Holiday Break Reading Challenge

Best and Worst Book-to-Movie Adaptations


This Activity is completely and totally based on your opinion.


1 - You need to choose the BEST Book-to-Movie Adaptation you've seen and the WORST Book-to-Movie Adaptation you've seen.


2 - Post the pictures of the book cover next to the movie poster for each pair.



For fun, I'm going to start with the worst:

City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau



For those of you that have seen the movie and not the book... there are no huge insects in the book. *shakes head*

And the Best:



Why? Because seriously.. Jim Carrey really made the best Count Olaf.




14 comments:

  1. :O!!! I LOVE THIS SERIES! (A Series of Unfortunate Events)
    It's the best ever. I should re-read it again. And I agree with you, it's the best! :D

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  2. Good choices. I am having a hard time with this challenge.

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  3. Your trickery. I finally thought someone had seen the light (pun intended) and given City of Ember its due. I also thought they did a bang up job with A Series of Unfortunate Events.

    Oh well, guess I am fighting a losing war with City of Ember.

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  4. SNEAKER! Putting the worst first! Anyway, as you can see from Scott's comment, several people listed CITY OF EMBER as the worst. Thanks for posting.
    Karin

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  5. Sorry Scott but I totally agree with The City of Ember. When the big giant mole showed up - I was done with the movie. It could've been sooooooo good!

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  6. I agree that Jim Carrey was the best Count Olaf ever, but the film had three books mashed into it. I think it was just too much. I never saw City of Ember, but I wasn't insanely interested with the trailers I had seen.

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  7. I've never read either books, so I can't really say. I did enjoy both movies, but I absolutely love Lemony Snicket!

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  8. Totally agree with Jim Carrey as Olaf... he IS Count Olaf!

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  9. Good choice. And I cant imagine anyone besides Jim Carrey as Olaf.

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  10. Jim Carrey was aweseome indeed :D

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  11. Hmm interesting ones. I wasn't really that keen on The Series Of Unfortunate Events movie but Jim Carrey did do a good job as Olaf.

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  12. I would have to agree with you on A Series of Unfortunate Events. I'm glad they used the first 3 books for the movie and I loved how they tied up the loose ends at the end.

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