There’s no reason to assume the book is always better than the movie. Of the film adaptations of books slated to be released in the next few months and into next year, however, these are the film versions of books we can’t wait to see. (We know that Fifty Shades of Grey is being made into a film, but haven’t we all had enough of that already?) So if you’re someone who likes to read the book before seeing the movie, here are our best bets.
"Still, the long passages focusing on Ender are nearly always enthralling—the details are handled with flair and assurance—and this is altogether a much more solid, mature, and persuasive effort than Card's previous full-length appearances."
A rather one-dimensional but mostly satisfying child-soldier yarn which substantially extends and embellishes one of Card's better short stories (Unaccompanied Sonata and Other Stories, 1980). Read full book review >