Tag: book-adaptation

55 Why did they avoid Charlie's name in the film title Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory? 2017-12-01T08:18:29.217

50 Why wasn't the poltergeist Peeves in the Harry Potter movies? 2011-12-01T16:00:27.077

36 Clearing the Shire of Orcs and Goblins 2017-01-24T16:16:46.347

35 Why is the ending of Forrest Gump different from the novel? 2012-04-05T15:13:27.140

33 How closely do Sherlock Episodes relate to the original stories? 2013-07-18T12:17:41.743

29 Why is the dialogue in Game of Thrones more "modern"? 2016-04-27T18:47:14.723

28 Why has no movie version of I Am Legend dared to keep the original ending? 2012-01-20T00:22:26.383

27 How is the relationship between the reader and the story affected by movies that are released prior to the completion of a book series? 2011-10-03T15:29:31.590

26 What is the meaning behind Pussy Galore's name? 2013-11-07T01:27:37.953

25 Did Kurosawa make so many Shakespeare-adaptations to avoid censorship? 2011-11-30T22:46:10.377

24 Did The Big Short movie change names or conflate characters? 2016-02-01T15:28:25.070

22 Why is the ending to the film adaptation of "Hannibal" completely different from the novel? 2011-11-30T22:15:51.903

20 Why are Lex's and Tim's ages switched in the film adaptation of Jurassic Park? 2011-12-06T21:53:52.297

20 Why are movies so different from the original books? 2013-11-21T23:50:22.827

20 Why did Filius Flitwick's appearance change after first two Harry Potter movies? 2017-05-12T06:52:54.567

19 Why did the ending change in the Fight Club adaptation? 2012-07-05T13:41:03.600

18 Why did Kubrick avoid a direct explanation to "Clockwork orange"'s meaning? 2014-11-11T09:22:59.623

17 Why did Blade Runner deviate from the source novel so significantly? 2012-06-08T16:50:05.333

17 Why is Game of Thrones aimed at such a mature audience? 2013-07-24T09:46:47.997

17 How far does the depiction of the pirates' characters match the book? 2013-11-22T01:10:43.310

17 When was the first time an author directed the adaptation of their own book? 2015-04-16T12:26:30.663

17 Is Game of Thrones the first book adaptation which has overtaken the book it's adapting? 2016-08-26T05:31:32.220

16 Why were the Katayanagi Twins not as fleshed out as the other Exes in Scott Pilgrim? 2011-12-08T14:28:21.263

15 Why was there no narration in The Hunger Games? 2012-03-27T13:59:19.163

14 Was Zero Effect an early attempt to do a modern Sherlock Holmes? 2012-01-20T23:55:06.240

14 Was Frodo Baggins in the original version of The Hobbit? 2012-06-03T18:30:12.070

14 Why was Jeyne Westerling replaced by Talisa Maegyr in Game of Thrones? 2013-05-28T10:39:28.707

14 Does the White Walker induction ceremony exist in the books? 2014-06-25T09:08:16.047

13 What are the specific parallels between Shakespeare's The Tempest and Forbidden Planet? 2012-02-22T00:28:17.310

13 Why was the character Coldhands not introduced in Season 4, when he was in the books? 2014-06-18T13:02:43.070

13 What will happen when the TV series catches up with the books? 2015-02-09T15:46:42.880

12 Why are the movie adaptations of the Robert Langdon book series in a random order? 2013-10-25T14:24:56.177

12 What are the methods of including a character's thoughts in an audiovisual medium? 2014-10-01T03:37:03.973

11 What fighting skills does Sherlock have? 2014-07-24T08:45:21.077

11 Why did Harry not use Polyjuice Potion at the wedding of Bill and Fleur? 2016-06-07T07:34:30.197

10 To which degree was the image of the "Angel of Verdun" influenced by Jeanne d'Arc? 2014-06-11T18:27:31.663

10 Were Neville's feelings for Luna foreshadowed earlier? 2015-01-12T21:23:47.003

10 Is Miss Moneypenny's character altered in the movies? 2015-01-19T20:49:40.237

10 Was there any further relevance to the triceratops' desease? 2015-07-17T20:32:10.777

10 Why was 'The Hobbit' split into three films? 2015-10-18T01:17:17.687

9 Why was Abraham Lincoln chosen to be a vampire hunter? 2012-11-25T04:43:41.607

9 How is the Wachowskis' interpretation not up to the mark according to Alan Moore? 2015-02-11T05:37:08.250

9 Why are two Jungle book movies being made consecutively? 2016-01-26T13:36:11.957

9 To what degree is the in-universe music from Game of Thrones based on the novels? 2016-11-02T16:12:41.930

8 What has changed in Season 5 of Game of Thrones compared to the books? 2015-05-19T16:19:59.217

8 Roman Mysteries: differences between books and TV adaptation? 2016-04-20T13:47:05.110

8 Why is the blackmail scene in Fight Club different from the book? 2016-06-17T20:59:50.270

8 What changes were made in Princess Kaguya from the original Tale of the Bamboo Cutter story? 2016-12-06T11:46:56.403

7 Differences in plot or character among Game of Thrones TV adaptation and book 2012-12-12T07:05:09.030

7 Most faithful Dracula book adaptation (motion film /animation) 2013-04-16T19:21:51.283

7 Assassinations during the christening in The Godfather 2014-02-04T15:41:40.223

7 Did this quote from the book appear in any of the Jurassic Park movies? 2014-11-08T14:37:12.483

7 How accurate an adaptation was "Behind the Candelabra"? 2016-09-28T16:17:25.733

7 Why was Euron Crow's Eye depicted as having both eyes on the Game of Thrones TV series? 2016-12-12T18:19:18.250

7 Is Eurus mentioned in books? 2017-01-17T11:29:12.617

7 Why were Olive and Emma's powers changed in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children? 2017-01-17T22:14:29.927

7 Why was the focus moved to guns rather than smoking in the film adaptation? 2017-02-28T12:57:08.260

7 What is the significance of making Eddie a hopeless virgin? 2017-08-16T09:36:26.700

6 Does John Silver escape with *all* the gold at the end of the 1950 version of Treasure Island? 2013-04-14T23:46:28.260

6 Why does the film Beautiful Creatures differ so drastically from the book? 2013-08-05T08:53:45.110

6 What is the purpose of the changes to Game of Thrones show? 2014-06-18T11:58:18.387

6 Has the book 'Non - Stop' by Brian Aldiss ever been adapted for film/tv? 2014-07-04T01:01:25.890

6 What are the key differences between the movie Edge of Tomorrow and the original book? 2014-12-23T14:19:13.383

6 Where is Hannibal's extra finger? 2015-11-13T15:21:58.997

6 Is there a reason to use a two word phrase in the Harry Potter movie for the "Lumos" spell? 2016-01-13T09:37:06.457

6 Why is the TV Daario Naharis much less flamboyant? 2016-06-01T14:44:56.137

6 What are the main differences between Dan Brown's 'Inferno' book and Ron Howard's adaptation? 2016-10-19T11:47:38.130

6 Why is Snape's Potion/logic puzzle not in the movie? 2016-12-13T12:32:36.587

6 What King Arthur adaptations depict the story of Uther Pendragon and Igrayne? 2017-05-24T17:10:30.343

6 How was Pennywise's appearance in the novels when compared to film and miniseries? 2017-08-14T09:46:32.337

5 How close to the Sookie Stackhouse books is True Blood? 2012-06-18T15:00:57.290

5 Why don't they try digging in Under the Dome? 2013-09-03T22:53:41.983

5 Is the role of Colonel Race true to the novel? 2013-12-22T21:20:07.270

5 Why did the film change the name of the alien invaders for the movie Enders Game? 2014-01-01T16:53:11.280

5 How many seasons of Game of Thrones will there be by the time it finishes? 2015-02-03T14:51:29.743

5 Have any of Edgar Allan Poe's stories been adapted for the screen? 2016-06-19T16:09:53.643

5 Why change the ending of Inferno from the novel? 2017-01-10T05:26:30.320

5 Which author has had the most books adapted for film? 2017-02-28T12:52:14.453

5 What was with the hinted suicidal tendencies of Henry? 2017-08-11T11:26:31.993

4 How faithful are the scripts of Point Blank and Payback to the book, The Hunter? 2013-08-26T07:37:52.447

4 Were the characters of Tiwana, Lydia, and Calvin also in the book? 2013-09-10T16:55:47.367

4 Why use the Feds rather than the US Marshals in The Family? 2013-12-13T18:47:59.270

4 How long did it take Ahmed to learn the Norse language and was that true to the source material? 2014-01-01T14:37:22.107

4 How faithful is "American Sniper" to the book? 2015-01-17T19:55:34.430

4 How loyal has Cronenberg been to the William S. Burroughs book Naked Lunch? 2015-07-09T10:19:07.187

4 What was the first book-to-film adaptation? 2015-12-01T21:26:09.177

4 Night's Watch vs Army of Dead - Unshown battles 2017-01-26T09:41:28.183

4 Why Anurag's name was not analogous to respective Devdas character? 2017-05-05T07:56:35.187

4 Which movie adaptation of "Flowers for Algernon" is the closest to the original story? 2017-08-08T20:32:32.547

4 What is the significance of "Beep Beep Richie!"? 2017-08-17T10:46:31.093

4 Which parts of "The Mortal Instruments" is "Shadowhunters" based on? 2018-01-22T18:54:37.883

3 Movie Seventh Son any tie to Orson Scott Card book? 2013-07-15T18:58:19.217

3 What is the significance of Kristen Stewart's character? 2013-10-13T10:05:48.307

3 Why was the family's viewpoint not shown in the movie? 2013-11-22T01:32:05.940

3 Why did the Great Gasby (2013) movie erase the hints of Nick Carraway's homosexuality? 2014-07-10T19:16:37.567

3 Why didn't Hans Huberman slap Liesel in the movie, like he did in the book? 2015-02-18T05:14:59.080

3 Has an attempt ever been made to film The 3 Investigators series of books? 2015-06-08T09:07:25.323

3 Was "The Black Echo"'s diegetic existence merely a nod to the books or an element from the books? 2015-06-29T01:11:43.023

3 Three Days of the Condor - communications protocols. Script vs movie adaptation 2016-01-07T20:02:58.530