The Bfg Analysis

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The Magic of Digital Storytelling:
The Tale of ‘The BFG’ told through Film
Without any doubt, we are the generation that bears witness to the Digital Age. In the midst of its progression, from using traditional periodical and broadcast means to using present digital cooperative media tools, entertainment has become the driving force behind a majority of daily communication processes (Pastor, 2012), including how we convey stories. Nowadays, it is no surprise to find out that your favourite book or series has been adapted into a film, and for Hollywood Films to be popular with international audiences, especially the general Hong Kong population. Many of us, specifically avid-readers, would agree that most of today's’ adaptations
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As pointed out by Cartmell and Whelehan (2010), upholders of film adaptation studies are finally seeing light in this century after decades of struggling against the stereotypical notion that screen adaptations in Hollywood reduce literature to heed the dimmest minds of humanity. From the early age of cinema till now, most people tend to view films from the perspective of literature, due to the negative reputation that hangs over adaptations, in spite of its century long history. Cartmell and Whelehan introduces and encourages readers to compare these mediums vise versa, to view literature through the lens of the cinema, or to regard films as a single entity, separate from its novel counterpart.

Modern Comparative Frameworks for Film Adaptations.
This section attempts to shed light on how McFarlane’s theoretical model works and to share the opinions of other external parties’ on it. According to Part II: The Case Studies of ‘Novel to Film’, it consists of three sections. (McFarlane, 1996, p.31-193)

Framework For Comparison
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Fisseni, et al, 2013, p.95) Even people outside the scholarly sphere acknowledge that it is inevitable for audiences to compare films with its book counterparts one way or another but only to carefully judge the film as it stands - without the piece of literature that inspired it. (G, Miller. 2012) (Word count
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