Jurassic Park

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  Is the Jurassic Park movie a colossal departure from the book? Ehh, kinda…   In some ways, Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park movie in 1993 was my Star Wars. I was eleven years old with a wild imagination, and I remember sitting in the theater in a state of complete wonderment. The spectacle blew me away. The […]

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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Book Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Published: 1954 Movie Director: Peter Jackson | Released: 2003 Screen Play: Fran Walsh Starring: Vigo Mortensen, Ian McKellan, Elijah Wood, John Rhys-Davies, Orlando Bloom, Andy Serkis The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the Kings is the final chapter of J.R.R. Tolkien’s LOR series. Like its predecessors, the movie has […]

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 […]

Angels & Demons

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Book | Author: Dan Brown | Published: 2000 Movie: Director: Ron Howard | Released: March 2009 Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Skellan Starsgard Yin and Yang. Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie. Books and movies. Angels and demons. All of these duos are opposing forces, yet they intermingle in an unending cosmic balance of […]