Books to Movies
Books to Movies

Books to Movies

City of Ember is a 2008 science fiction-fantasy film based on the 2003 novel of the same name written by Jeanne DuPrau. This children’s fantasy story is about two young heroes who attempt to solve an ancient mystery in time to prevent their underground city from being swallowed by darkness. The City of Ember was … Continue reading

Books to Movies

Books to Movies

The Golden Compass is a 2007 fantasy-adventure based on Northern Lights in North America and published as The Golden Compass in the U.S. It is the first novel written by English novelist Philip Pullman in his trilogy His Dark Materials published in 1995. The story centers around the adventures of Lyra Belacqua, an orphan living … Continue reading

Books to Movies

Books to Movies

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is a 2008 drama based on the novel of the same name by Irish writer John Boyne. Eight year-old Bruno is the sheltered son of a Nazi officer whose promotion takes the family from their comfortable home in Berlin to a desolate area where the lonely boy finds nothing … Continue reading