For quite some time, novels have been revolutionized and changed the way we thought of them by being made into a movie. However are the movies we watch actually a good representative of what actually happens in the novel? Some people, if they have a book assignment to do, just watch the movie and study it, then notice that their grade isn't what they wanted it to be, however this is not always the case. Others read the book and study that and notice they get high grades, but, what does this tell you? That movies are sometimes not presented like the way they present them in a novel? Or maybe it's the director's fault for not making a proper comparison to both works of art. Whatever the case may be, there is some uniqueness between both works and there is also some distinctions which allow people to either understand or become hazy when studying a type of such films as: Fight Club.
Most types of remade films just have the main plot and the director decides to create what he/she feels necessary to attract the audience attention, and not loose it. However, novels and films are just different ways to tell the same story. Obviously, the film has more detail in the visual aspect, so the information that is received by the spectators is given and in their minds gets associated with a picture so they feel that films are better than novels in that aspect so the audience has "a face to go with the body", so to speak. This may also affect the subject matter of the actual film and for the simulation of the novel, however not giving all the information that a novel would have. For example: In the movie, Jack calls Marla first, after he finds his apartment has been completely destroyed and hangs up on her while she is speaking. Then he calls Tyler where he hangs up to find that he appeared not to be home and Tyler calls him back. However, in the novel, Jack calls Tyler and nobody else after and he doesn't hang up on him. Also, another example was in the... [continues]
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