Read a Good Movie Lately?
You know what they say? Don't judge a movie by its book.
Life of Crime based on Elmore Leonard's The Switch
The Imitation Game based on The Enigma by Andrew Hodges
A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst.
The Boxtrolls based on Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 by Cressida Cowell.
Edge of Tomorrow based on All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka.
#film The Fault In Our Stars by John Green~ Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel's other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.
Labor Day by Joyce Maynard.
Divergent (2014) - Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi - 21 March 2014 (USA) - In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late. Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber
The Devil's Arithmetic- This is another telling of the holocaust, but this time from the perspective of a modern teenage girl who only grudgingly accepts the Jewish traditions, but when she is asked to "open the front door" as part of the Seder feast finds herself, not unlike Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, to have entered the 1940's and has stepped into the life of a prisoner in one of the German death camps where she experiences all of its horrors firsthand.
The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen.