How do you react to movies made of your favourite books (or even not-so-favourite books)? Do you look forward to seeing them, or avoid them? Do you like to have read the book before seeing the movie?
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I don't really go to the movies a lot, but lately I feel like all the movies I've seen (or want to see) are based on books. I saw Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince not too long ago, and My Sister's Keeper just this week. I haven't gotten to The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas yet, but I will, and I'm very much looking forward to seeing Coraline and The Time Traveller's Wife.
I usually feel a mix of excitement and apprehension when there's a new book>movie coming out. Part of me so looks forward to seeing how they'll present the story, how it'll look, how it will hold up to my imagination. But at the same time, I usually feel very nervous, thinking that there's no way it can ever hold up to the book - all the more so if it's a favourite of mine.
If it's a book that has been on my to-read pile, I always try to get to it before the movie comes out (Inkheart, for instance), even if it means bumping it up on the pile.