Thursday, 17 July 2014

Read the book, watch the movie... eat the pie?

It will probably come as no surprise that I am addicted to trailers.  I adore them x1000.  In fact in some ways they are often better than the movie.

And isn't that a sad state of affairs.

The following trailers though only make me want to see the movie even more.  Which is exactly what a trailer should do.  Hopefully they will also make you want to read the book.  Because yes, all these trailers are based on books.

So why not check them all out.  While you do that I'll be watching even more trailers.  All in the name of work.

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

"With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turning on him.  Then again is he as innocent as he seems..."

Before I Go To Sleep by S. J. Watson

"Every day Christine wakes up not knowing where she is. Her memories disappear every time she falls asleep.  In an effort to jog her memory she starts a journal but one day a terrifying truth emerges, forcing her to question everything she has been told."

The Giver by Lois Lowry

"Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives."

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

"Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape."

This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper

"When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to returned to their childhood home and live under the same roof for a week, along with various family members and friends.  Sometimes there can be too much closeness..."

A Walk Among The Tombstones by Lawrence Block

"Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug lord to find out who kidnapped and killed his wife."

The Hundred Foot Journey by Richard Morais

"An Indian family moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant run by the indomitable Madame Mallory."

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