What's the difference between the MOVIE and the BOOK?
What's the best MOVIE VERSION to watch?
- The best film version is recommended based on accuracy and availability.
- Each MOVIE VERSION study guide includes a scene-by-scene comparison with corresponding chapters in the book.
- Errors and omissions in the movie are cited for each chapter.
- You can immediately find out if the movie follows the book, which parts of the book are similar to the movie and which are different from the film version.
- A Comments section points out major differences between the movie and the novel.
HOW ACCURATE IS THE MOVIE?
- Recommended movies are rated for accuracy of plot, characters, settings, symbols, structure, and themes.
- MOVIE VERSION study guides list major differences between the movie and the book, including:
- WHAT’S IN THE BOOK THAT’S NOT IN THE MOVIE?
- WHAT’S THE SAME?
- Complete summaries of each chapter in the book are presented.
- Use chapter summaries to compare and contrast the book versus the movie.
- The MOVIE VERSION format allows you to compare Chapter 1 in the book with Chapter 1 in the movie.
- You can easily see if the movie goes by the book and identify similarities and differences.
- Characters in the book are often left out of the movie, their names are changed, or characters appear in the movie who are not in the book.
- Some scenes in the movie are completely different from the book.
- We recommend reading a few key chapters to find out what really happened.