Match Made in Mondays: adapting books to movies or TV series!

Hello, nice last Monday of 2015 for you 😀 Despite the year coming to an end, my participation in my dear friend Audrey’s meme, Match Made in Mondays, keeps on day (cof almost cof) and strong! To see what we have been about on Mondays, check it out the meme’s page at Forwards and Bookwords 😀

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Today’s theme is:

THIS BOOK/SERIES + A MOVIE ADAPTATION/TV SERIES (What book is in need of a movie or TV show adaptation? Assuming that these adaptations are well done, of course!)

This time, besides not saying I don’t know, I’ll go farther: I’m not an enthusiast of books into movies/TV shows. It’s nothing personal, but lately Hollywood hasn’t been giving a shit about proper casting and actor’s characterization into their roles. Don’t know what am I talking about and need some examples?

  1. Maleficent. Aurora and Philip look like they are 12 and I am more beautiful and enchanting than that Aurora. No comments. Angelina Jolie is flawless, though.
  2. 50 shades of Gray. Grey has black hair and blue eyes. Really blue, ice blue. BLUE. I can tell you 5 actors with those characteristics right here, right now: Matt Bomer, Ian Somerhalder, Misha Collins, Chris Pine and Jared Letto (you know, when he is not being Jesus and all). And tell me, how difficult it is to paint someone’s hair and put on some contacts for the damn movie? No comments, again. I didn’t care enough about Anastacia in the book to analyze the actress chosen for the part, so I won’t be judging her.
  3. Cinderella. Princess Cinderella has BLUE EYES. Her prince has not. Besides, the version of Cinderella that Disney first adapted and then become the live action was Perrault’s one. That said, the movie passes on France, somewhere between centuries 18th and 19th. There were barely black people in France at the time and never ever on royalty as it was the case of that awesome fellow that was the prince’s friend. Nothing personal, I loved that character and that guy, but this is simply history.

I know that I’m particularly boring and exigent, but they do have the necessary money to do it right. They are just more occupied with ego playing than with movie making.

Anyway, sorry for the big rant. If people really need to adapt from books, I prefer when they do TV shows. There are more details, more time and room for accuracy 🙂 And that’s why I would love to see a Percy Jackson remake, but for a TV show. Sorry if you liked them, but the movies flopped hard, haha!

That’s it! Thanks for reading and I’m sorry for the big rant and sorry if I offended anyone, that was not my goal at all! Which books would you like to see turned into movies or tv shows??

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Beautiful Blogger Awards

Hi, there! Happy late Saturday, haha! Mine is pretty rainy today, but I don’t really care 🙂

Saturday is tag day and my lovely friend Kim, from The Spines Breaker, nominated me for the Beautiful Blogger Awards 😀 Thank you so much, I’m honored!

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Here we have the rules for the award:

•Link to the blogger who nominated you.

•List seven random facts about you.

•Nominate seven creative, beautiful bloggers, and notify them.

Seven random facts about me 🙂

1. I love to collect different editions of the same book;

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from my Instagram 😀

 

2. I always take notes of my favorite quotes along the book in a Lady and the Tramp notebook;

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from my Instragram again, haha!

 

3. I wish I could read faster;

4. My heart shatters every time I can’t connect with a book;

5. I hate people that follow you expecting to be followed back and plan on unfollowing you some days later;

6. My favorite TV shows are White Collar, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, The Big Bang Theory, Betwitched, Get Smart, Full House and I Dream of Jeannie;

7. I hate bad Wi-Fi signal – please don’t give me false hope, ugh!

 

I’ve seen this tag around a lot, so you feel free to say that I nomintaed you if you want to do it! You are beautiful if you are Reading my blog, LOL!

That’s it, thanks for reading! Later, I’ll post a review for my most recently finished book, Secret Vampires, from L. J. Smith!

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