9 Movies That Improved On The Book (According To The Author)

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“The book is much better than the film.”It’s a belief as old as … well, not as old as time, due to the fact that books are centuries old and films strike their stride when ‘Star Wars’ came out. Still, great deals of individuals believe motion pictures mess up books. Many individuals likewise believe there are a couple of times when the film surpassed the book, in a strange

  • exception-to-the-rule type circumstance. What if we informed you a much better film occurs typically? And what if there are cases where it was so apparent, to everybody included, the book’s author stated so? In public and whatever?

    On this episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt is signed up with by working authors Zack Bornstein (Saturday Night Live, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The New Yorker)and Hallie Cantor ( Lady Dynamite, Arrested Development, The New Yorker)for a journey through the heads of

  • authors who saw their work torn apart on screen and understood it was for the very best. Get delighted to see Stephen King, Anne Rice, Philip K. Dick, and more fantastic authors experience the delight of partnership with Hollywood, in spite of the traditional knowledge we’re all informed in English class.

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    A note on Stephen King &drug abuse: he has actually validated that at the time of composing Cujo he was having problem with alcohol addiction. He’s likewise explained battles with drug and different tablets around that time. Sources: Stephen King: on alcohol addiction and going back to the Shining( The Guardian) and 10 Terrific Facts About Stephen King(Mental Floss ) and King’s book On Writing, his “narrative of the craft “

    ” At the end of my experiences I was consuming a case of sixteen-ounce tallboys a night,and there’sone book, Cujo,that I hardly keep in mind composing at all. I do not state that with pride or embarassment, just with an unclear sense of grief and loss. I like that book. I want I might keep in mind delighting in the excellent parts as I put them down on the page.”– King in On Writing

    “Not long after [the summertime of 1986] my spouse [Tabitha King], lastly persuaded that I wasn’t going to take out of this unsightly down spiral on my own, actioned in. … She arranged an intervention group formed of friends and family, and I was dealt with to a type of This Is Your Life in hell. Tabby started by discarding a trashbag filled with things from my workplace out on the carpet: beercans, cigarette butts, drug in gram bottles and drug in plastic baggies, coke spoons caked with snot and blood, Valium, Xanax, bottles of Robitussin cough syrup and NyQuil cold medication, even bottles of mouthwash.”– King in On Writing

    Will Smith bungee leaps out of helicopter for 50th birthday(BBC )

    I Am Legend: Why Can’t Matheson’s Masterpiece be Done Justice on Film?(Den Of Geek)

    Bradbury Building(Los Angeles Conservancy )

    ‘Game of Thrones’Showrunners Know How George R.R. Martin’s Books End (The Hollywood Reporter)

    GoldenEye, Jamaica: The Birthplace of Bond(VisitJamaica.com)

    10 Movies That Are Better Than The Book: “The Spy Who Loved Me”1977(Variety)

    What Is OMNIS In’Fahrenheit 451′? HBO’s Adaptation Has A Massive Change From The Book(Bustle)

    6 Deleted ScenesThat Prove the Book Isn’t Always Better(Cracked )

    Mario Puzo, Author Who Made’The Godfather’a World Addiction, Is Dead at 78(New York Times)

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