Monday, February 10, 2014

Books to Movies: March 2014

There’s a little bit of everything is this month’s list of books to movies. Violence and gore= 300: Rise of an Empire. Romantic comedy= The Right Kind of Wrong. Science fiction/ Dystopian= Divergent. Biblical epic film= Noah. Take a look:

Book: Xerxes (graphic novel) by Frank Miller.
Book Synopsis: The original graphic novel is a fictional retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae and the events leading up to it from the perspective of Leonidas of Sparta. This film, 300: Rise of an Empire, is the follow-up to this story.
Film: 300: Rise of an Empire
Release Date: March 7th

Book:  Sex and Sunsets by Tim Sandlin.
Book Synopsis: At twenty-nine, Kelly Palamino's a little off-kilter but settled into his career of professional dishwasher. His big, blond, ex-hippie wife has left him for good.
So it's with no particular purpose that Kelly positions himself on his porch across the street from an Episcopal church in Jackson, Wyoming, to witness a singular sight: a dark-haired bride in full regalia punting a football over the rectory before turning resolutely to walk down the aisle.
It's love at first sight for Kelly, and he'll do absolutely anything and everything to get his girl...
Film: The Right Kind of Wrong
Release Date: March 14th

Book: Divergent by Veronica Roth
Book Synopsis: In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.
Film: Divergent
Release Date: March 21st

Book: Bible, Book of Genesis
Film: Noah
Release Date: March 28th

Which book do you plan on reading before its film premiere?

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