I’m sure many of you are familiar with NPR’s Top 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy chart. I’ve spent countless hours going through this chart in order to add more books to my list of things I probably won’t have time … Continue reading
50 Shades of Grey is getting a movie. I’m sure this is nothing surprising to those of you who have used the internet in the last couple of years, but I feel it’s a good start to this entry. I will repeat now for emphasis:
Shades. Of. Grey. Is. Getting. A. Movie.
And as far as I am aware, it will not be airing in any “adult” theaters.
I wanted to do a Print vs. Film for this, I really really did. I love comparing books and movies, and that was the whole reason I’d even read Shutter Island to begin with. A friend of mine forced me to watch the movie quite a while back (to be honest, I had no interest in it when it came out), and immediately after I decided to read the book. Some of you may even remember a post I did a while back involving it.
Now I’m sure you’re astute enough to figure out why I can’t compare the two, but for the sake of stating the obvious, I’ll tell you: They’re nearly identical. There are hardly any changes between the two, and trying to compare them would be like trying to compare white and ivory. Wait, those are different?