Movies inspired by books are rarely as good the original text. But, argues SFX Blogger Laura McConnell, that doesn’t mean the films don’t perform a valuable service.
This is a personal article by Laura McConnell, one of our site contributors . Have you read a book after seeing the movie version at the cinema? Even if the movie was rubbish? Did Will Smith’s I Am Legend inspire to pick up the original novel? Would you have read Lord Of The Rings if not for Peter Jackson? Do you know of any movies better than the books they're based on? Let us know.