It’s Top 10 Tuesday (hosted at The Broke and the Bookish) and the topic is:
Top Ten Things On My Reading Wishlist
Okay, so we didn’t stick to the topic this week… We did things a *little* differently.
I love books, obviously, but one thing I enjoy most about being a self-appointed Book Nerd is the film adaptations. Whenever one of my favorite books gets made or a book that I’ve read in general, I always get like an excited nausea because I’m always afraid that they are going to miss something important or some little detail that I deem important and therefore should be in the film. What I don’t approve is the film going off base from the literary text and making it its own thing (for example: Hamlet with Mel Gibson—bad idea. The film doesn’t follow the play at all, and really Mel, you’re not a very good Hamlet, either).
There are a thousand great book/film adaptaions, but having not read all the books to the films… here are my Top Ten favorite adaptations (and these are in no particular order except 1-3)…