My Sister’s Keeper

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Book | Author: Jodi Picoult | Published: 2004 Movie: Director: Nick Cassavetes | Released June 2009 Starring: Cameron Diaz, Abigaail Breslin, Joan Cusack Jodi Picoult certainly knows how to tug at your heart strings with medical dramas surrounding children, and the choices that parents must make. In both the written and on-screen versions of My […]

Confessions of a Shopaholic

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Novel Author: Sophie Kinsella Published: Bantam Books, 2003 Movie: Director: P.J. Hogan Starring: Isla Fisher, Hugh Dancy, Krysten Ritter, Joan Cusack, John Goodman Release: February 2009 I confess that I didn’t have much faith in either the book or the movie Confessions of a Shopaholic. Every time I saw one of the books in my […]

Inkheart

Book Author: Cornelia Funke ©2003 Movie Director: Iain Softley Screenplay: David Lindsay-Abaire Starring: Brendan Frazier, Eliza Bennett I loved the premise of Inkheart from the moment I first saw the previews and the idea of bringing to life the characters who inhabit the pages of our favorite stories. The pages of Funke’s book didn’t disappoint […]

Revolutionary Road

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Book: Author: Richard Yates ©1961, Vantage Books. Movie: Director: Sam Mendes Screenplay: Justin Haythe Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet Release: 01/23/2009 Rating: R If you’re going to see Revolutionary Road because you’re anxiously anticipating the conclusion of the love story between Leo and Kate that started in Titanic, well, you’d best stay home. Revolutionary Road […]

Marley & Me

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Book Author: John Grogan ©2005 Harper Collins Movie Directed by: David Frankel Starring: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston Released: December 25, 2008 Rated: PG Marley & Me joins the long tradition of oft-read and well-loved dog stories like Ol’ Yeller, Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, and more. In the case of Marley, the overly-friendly yellow Lab isn’t […]