Tuesday, May 4, 2010

TCP: Inkheart

I'm back for Tuesday Couch Potatoes! Before I will feature my choice of movie for this week's theme, let me say something about Novel-based stories... (I didn't mean to spoil anything, no pun intended :)
 Sometimes, novel-inspired movies doesn't convey every detail that we have read from the book.. Well, of course, considering the scene that only a pen can mightily do, it's actually understandable. Most of the movies that I were able to watch left me hanging, not because the movie wasn't good enough but the story is a little bit different...Well, CREATIVITY comes in. Let's consider the "choreography" thing....
Anyway, I've seen a lot of novel-inspired movies, I have there The Notebook (which I already featured on the previous edition), Lord of the Rings (wasn't able to follow completely), Twilight Saga (my students has a lot of comments about this-they love the novel more than the movie), Harry Potter (wasn't able to complete this as well) and a whole lot more!
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke (Hardcover)But, this week, I'm gonna feature ♥INKHEART ♥ with Brendan Fraser on the lead role... I wasn't able to watch this movie yet but I have a book written by Cornelia Funke (soft bound,quite thick)... this is more on more on fantasy adventure movie. But mind you, it's a very interesting story, somehow scared me a bit... I just do hope, the movie speaks well for the novel. Here's the synopsis:
Inkheart (+ BD-Live) [Blu-ray]Author Cornelia Funke's best-selling children's novel comes to vivid life on the big screen with this family-friendly tale about a bookbinder whose storytelling skills possess the curious power to transport the characters he speaks about into the real world. When a nefarious villain from a bedtime story that the father is currently reading to his daughter emerges to kidnap the stunned storyteller, it's up to the young girl and her adventurous friends -- both real and imaginary -- to bring dad back home and close the book on the dreaded fiend once and for all.
My merely watching its trailer, I guess this is promising....

See for yourself and explore your imagination.... Consider this on your list!
God bless....
Parental Guidance is highly encouraged ☺

5 comments/reactions:

Mommy Liz said...

I have seen this movie and it was pretty good. Brendan Frazer is one of my fave actors, but my favorite is still George of the Jungle.


kamz said...

i enjoy brendan fraser too. but i haven't seen this one yet nor have i read the book. looks like a pretty interesting story since i am inclined to reading fantasy novels.

thanks for joining us this week marce gene. next week, we will feature movies with NUMBERS in their titles. till then, take care and happy tcp!

kimmy said...

just like the harry potter series and a lot more novel-based films, some details are omitted. however, i still find it entertaining and enjoyable. nice post!

The Single Sassy Chick said...

I have been wanting to see this movie for a long time but I forgot somehow good I saw your post, I was reminded and now I'm heading to the mall I;m going to buy a dvd. by the way which is better the movie or the book?

Jackeline Salva Cagas-Paraiso said...

@singlesassychick: try both and have a double fun.... :)

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