What’s your opinion of movie adaptations?
If I find out that a movie is based on the book, I’m one of those people who would rather read the book first. (Unless it’s one of those movies that I end up finding out it’s based on the book after I’ve already seen it.) Unfortunately, if I end up reading the book and hating it, I end up not seeing the movie at all. This has happened to me on several occasions:
In both cases, I ended up not being a fan of the ending at all, which is a huge deal-breaker. As much as the movie trailers interested me, I just couldn’t get myself to watch the movies to this day. I’ve heard that the ending of Dear John is different from the novel, so maybe there is a slight chance that I’ll watch it in the future.
A movie adaptation that I do love? Lord of the Rings blew me away and of course there’s: