Book to Film: The Fault in Our Stars


John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars has become massively popular among readers that it is no surprise it was turned into a movie. Before you read my review of the movie, be sure to read up on my review of the novel.

I believe the movie stayed very true to the book. It captured the initial emotions I had while reading the book. Even when I knew where the ending would lead, I couldn’t help but still tear up. The actors, especially Ansel Elgort who played August, played the characters with honestly and tapped into their vulnerability perfectly. As a fan of the book, I am super happy that a lot of the major scenes were transferred over and translated well onto the big screen. Continue reading

Book to Film: The Giver


When I heard The Giver was being made into a movie, I was super excited. It was one of those books that was a part of my childhood and helped shape the type of reader I am today. The novel has been banned in several parts of the world. I felt lucky enough that my grade 6 teacher believed in his students to be able to handle the mature themes and reflect on its message. Continue reading

Book to Film


Books have been adapted into movies. In recent years, it has become a popular practice to transport words from pages and human imagination onto the silver screen.

As a book lover, it can be an exciting and terrifying experience. Movies can reaffirm your love for a book or destroy its magic.

An unspoken rule among most book lovers is read the book first, and then go see the movie.

In a feature I call “Book to Film,” I will be examining how movies compare and contrast to their respective books.