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Of the many books that will get adapted to film in 2017,
Here are our most anticipated ones.

(In order, leading up to the most anticipated.)

*** Be sure to read (or re-read) the book before you see the movie!

#10
Everything, Everything
by Nicola Yoon
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What if you couldn’t touch anything in the outside world? Never breathe in the fresh air, feel the sun warm your face . . . or kiss the boy next door? In Everything, Everything, Maddy is a girl who’s literally allergic to the outside world, and Olly is the boy who moves in next door . . . and becomes the greatest risk she’s ever taken. 

 

 
 

Film Adaptation:

Releases: May 19. Director:  Stella Meghie
Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose

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Of the many books that will get adapted to film in 2016,
Here are our most anticipated ones.

(In order, leading up to the most anticipated.)
 
*** Be sure to read (or re-read) the book before you see the movie!
 

#10
Through the Looking Glass
by Lewis Carroll
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Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) is a novel by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), the sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865). Set some six months later than the earlier book, Alice again enters a fantastical world, this time by climbing through a mirror into the world that she can see beyond it. Through the Looking-Glass includes such celebrated verses as “Jabberwocky” and “The Walrus and the Carpenter”, and the episode involving Tweedledum and Tweedledee. (via Wikipedia)

 

Film Adaptation: Alice through the Looking Glass

Released: May 27. Director: James Bobin
Stars: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Mia Wasikowska

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One of the Better Christian Books on Movies
 
A Brief Review of
 

When the Lights Go Down: Movie Review as Christian Practice
Mark D. Eckel

Paperback: Westbow, 2014
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Reviewed by Gina Dalfonzo

 

There are those who warn that spending too much time watching movies and shows necessitates the turning off of one’s brain. Mark D. Eckel begs to differ. Movies, for him, open the door to a world of ideas and emotions that can enrich the life of anyone who’s willing to engage them seriously. More than that, movies are an example of God’s common grace, a gift that He gives to everyone, Christian and non-Christian alike, from which they can learn and benefit.

 

Eckel’s book When the Lights Go Down: Movie Review as Christian Practice shares the insights he’s gained from years of watching movies, thinking about movies, and sharing movies with friends, students, and family members. It includes reviews of movies in a number of different genres, as well as interviews with Christians in a variety of fields, from education to media production to blogging to sitcom writing, about their experiences with movies.

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