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The Fault In Our Stars Movie Trailer

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I never truly appreciate the arrival of spring reading week until I have spent the week prior doing nothing except studying for midterms, struggling to complete last minute assignments, and then finally writing those midterms right before my brain has turned to mush. It is a much needed reprieve from the stressful academic environment, and hopefully one day it will become incorporated into every University.

Since my return home, I have finally had the chance to view all of the trailers for upcoming movies and television series, of which there are many. There was really only one I was looking for, and given the title of this post, it shouldn’t be too difficult to guess which one it is. It was in 2012 that the book was published, and now, a mere 2 years later, The Fault In Our Stars by John Green is coming ever closer to the big screen. The movie is set to appear in theaters on June 6th of this year, and although that may feel like a lifetime away, that just means more time to give the book a few more reads through. If that’s not enough to tide you over, then you can follow John Green and his brother Hank on their Vlogbrothers channel in the hopes that they reveal a little bit more of what we can expect in June. John also has several videos that will take you behind the scenes of the TFIOS movie, providing a glimpse of what actually goes into making a movie.

In the meantime, and if you haven’t seen it already, here is the official TFIOS movie trailer, which was released back in January, but it’s the closest thing to seeing the movie at this point so it won’t hurt to watch it a few more times 🙂

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ItBvH5J6ss

Shailene Woodley (Hazel) and Ansel Elgort (Augustus) are the stars of this heart warming love story that will tug at your heart strings from beginning to end. This movie really will be one of a kind, and if you haven’t read the book yet, then you are missing out on an amazing experience that will never come around again.

Adapting books into movies is like a coin toss; you either succeed or you fail, with very little wiggle room in between. Still, when done right, they can be some of the most amazing films you have ever seen. What books would you like to see turned into movies? If you have any in mind, I’d like to know. Leave the names of those books in the comments, and if there are some book-to-movie adaptations that already exist that you feel very strongly about – positive or negative – you can throw in a comment about that as well. By my next post, I’m hoping to have finished the first book in the Mistborn series, and will be able to provide a first hand review for all of you wonderful BookNerds. Until then, happy reading!

Cheers,

BookNerd

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Upcoming Book-To-Movie Adaptation: Catching Fire

nerdfighters rules Hello Fellow BookNerds!

With the Hunger Games movie being such a big hit, it’s no surprise that the sequel is also making its way onto the big screen. Catching Fire is the second book within the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. It takes place about six months after Katniss and Peeta won the Hunger Games, defying the rules by having two victors instead of the traditional one. Things are rather awkward at the moment, though, for even though Peeta had declared his love for Katniss, she made it fairly plain that she had only been putting on the act for the sake of the audience. Unfortunately, she may not have a choice in the matter when she receives a rather poorly veiled threat from the leader of Panem, President Snow. Will the two of them actually fall in love? And will they be able to bring hope to theirs and every other district?

The movie isn’t set to come out until November 22nd, but the first trailer for it has already made itself public:

I have yet to read the second novel, but based on my impression of the first one, and what I have seen from this movie trailer, I have a pretty good feeling about it. Fortunately, I have a period of about seven months in which I can seek out the second installment and read it, at which time I will be sure to let you all know what I think about it. Until then, let me know what you thought of the book, preferably without any spoilers for those of us who have yet to read it ^_^

Also, feel free to let me know in the poll below how excited you are for this movie’s release.

That’s all for today. I hope everyone’s exams are going well, and until next time, happy reading!

Cheers,

BookNerd