The Book Was Better

With so many new movies based on already published books, it’s difficult not to have this reaction from time to time. Share this article about some of fall’s new films based on popular books and ask young adults when they thought: The book was better.

  • Have you read any of the books in the article? Do you plan to see the movie? Why or why not?
  • What movies based on books have you seen and also read the book? Which was better? What would you have changed about the movie version?
  • There have been several feature films about biblical stories in recent years, including the story of Noah and Exodus. What do you think are the challenges and opportunities that come along with telling biblical stories in film today?