Contributing writer for The Artifice.
Junior Contributor I
Book to film adaptions
Everyone has heard the ongoing arguments about which is better, the book or the film? The film or the book? But what is the right balance, if such a thing does exist?
Certain traits are different when writing a script than a book and there have been some wonderful adaptions, in fact I’d say most adaptions are pretty good, some of the examples of my favourites being The Godfather, American Psycho, the Harry Potter series and The Martian.
But why do some go wrong and to those who are right, what makes them so?