Although the movie is based off the book, Call of the Wild as a book is very different from the movie. There are multiple reasons for this to occur, but it happens all the time with book/movie crossovers. In the following paragraphs we will be discussing just some of the differences between the call of the wild book and the call of the wild movie. Not to mention it was published in 1903 so there were multiple things that the movie couldn’t have or express. John Thornton may have been important to the book, but he was the nearly movie’s main focus.
The Outsiders is a great book focusing on loss, grief, and to be strong to move on in life, and the book was eventually turned into a film, however a movie can only be so long. Movies based off books are usually not everything the book was, for instance books let you go into the character’s head and some scenes that don’t further plot have to be cut, however no movie is perfect and neither are books both have to constantly be judged on what makes it on the final product and what doesn’t. Sometimes though people can make the wrong choice. Especially when a book is turned into a movie with the plot being cut or something 's changed to help fit budget or timing. The Outsiders is a great example of this; do to entire scenes being taken out and some things are changed.
Why did hollywood change the story of Beowulf? So why did hollywood change the story of beowulf? There are many different reasons why they would change the story, such as, they were just trying to change it to entertain the modern day people, also because that's just what hollywood does, they changer books or stories to what they think would get they the most views. People now a days are a tough crowd to please, there are certain things that make them interested in a movie or a book, hollywood was trying to change the book to make more people want to watch the movie, for example in the book Grendel slays the Danes in the night while they are sleeping so none of them have the chance to challenge him, in the movie Grendel bursts into Heorot in the night but the Danes are awake and they fully witness his killing. Hollywood changed the movie the way they did to help get
In the Beowulf poem, Beowulf is many things, Honest, Heroic, Strong, Loyal, and a gratifying provider. However, in the Beowulf movie he is not the person that you would expect like in the poem. Beowulf is almost the same as the poem Beowulf, he is not honest, he is only loyal to his own men, and exaggerates dramatically. Possible reasons why Hollywood changed these heroic attributes, people today expect more than just a story that contains pure good and pure evil. The Beowulf poem was created long, ago before modern time, which people then had a shorter crave of story.
To Kill A Mockingbird: Read it, Don’t Watch it. Have you ever watched the movie adaptation of a book, only to find that the book is far superior to it’s movie counterpart? Oftentimes when a book is adapted into a movie, there are some differences between the two. Sometimes the differences are subtle, but other times the differences are dramatic and can affect the development of the story. An example of this is the movie adaptation of the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
ALFONSO CUARON’S GREAT EXPECTATIONS This adaptation replace the XIX century context to a modern XX century characters, costumes, background… The result is one of the most controversial adaptations of Dickens stories. This adaptation makes a classic closer to the contemporary public maintaining the most basic parts of the plot, so many parts of the story are deleted or simplified. This adaptation of the Dickens novel was directed by Alfonso Cuarón, co-writing the screenplay with Mitch Glazer. Starring Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert De Niro, Anne Bancroft and Chris Cooper This director wanted to place the story in modern times (the 90’s) starting by the settings “the marshes of England replaced by the Florida gulf.” The protagonist is
Emma, written by Jane Austen, ignites many ideas for the movie Clueless, directed by Amy Hecklering. These two classics show many similarities and differences. Many characters from the book Emma, resemble characters from the movie, almost “as if” the movie was loosely based on the novel. Although differences include time eras and clothing styles, many similarities exist including: both main characters living with their dads because of the loss of their mothers, their great wealth, and the dominant roles they play in their communities. Although, there may be similarities between the movie and novel, there are also some differences that occur.
So, characters in the book greatly contrast from the movie adaptation. In conclusion, there are many dissimilarities between “The Monkey’s Paw,” by WW Jacobs and the movie adaption. For one, the setting was unalike because it took place in the UK and in the past. Another way the movie contrast to the book is characters’ actions because Herbert is more careful,, and Mrs. White was able to reach the lock. Furthermore, the characters themselves were changed because the sergeant lost his arm, and a woman told the White family of death.
Why do people always say that the book was better than the movie? Film makers tend to get a bad reputation about ruining books by making them into movies. However, that may not always be the case. Some books can be considered to follow the storyline very well, like the in the story The Secret Life of Bee’s. Despite the fact that the Daughters of Mary had no impact in the movie, the film was still a faithful adaptation of the book because of the similarities of Lily’s relationship with August, and the outcome of the altercation with T-Ray.
The infamous story of Romeo and Juliet has been expertly interpreted in both the original play and Baz Luhrmann's movie forms. While they do have their striking differences like making the movie look more modern, to their unchangeable similarities, like their unforgettable themes of love, compassion, and hatred,