Features

Why the Book Isn’t Always Better than the Film

In adaptation, faithfulness to the source can be a good or bad thing… and so can radical reinvention.

Simon Dillon
Feb 27 · 15 min read

As Good as the Booker

Faithful to the Spirit

Cinematic Embellishments

Missing the Essence

Problems with Potter

Radical reinvention

Bearing No Resemblance

Stephen King: Approval and Disapproval

Better than the Book

The Ultimate Rebuttal

Spielberg’s List

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Simon Dillon

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Novelist and Short Story-ist. Film and Book Lover. If you cut me, I bleed celluloid and paper pulp. Blog: www.simondillonbooks.wordpress.com

Frame Rated

Film & TV reviews, features, and retrospectives.

Simon Dillon

Written by

Novelist and Short Story-ist. Film and Book Lover. If you cut me, I bleed celluloid and paper pulp. Blog: www.simondillonbooks.wordpress.com

Frame Rated

Film & TV reviews, features, and retrospectives.

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