Last weekend I saw Gone Girl opening night, as I had been eagerly anticipating the release having read the novel just the week before, so everything was fresh in my mind. I’m glad to say I wasn’t disappointed, and immensely enjoyed the movie despite knowing all of the major plot twists. My boyfriend who had not read the book also enjoyed it from solely a film perspective, which always credits the text-to-film translation if non-readers can watch it and follow along enjoyably. I can safely say that Gone Girl is my favorite book to movie adaptation of 2014.
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn My rating: 3.5/5 Stars Publisher: Crown (2012) Length: 419 pgs Genre: Adult Fiction/Mystery/Thriller Format: Hardcover, checked out from my local library Goodreads Synopsis: On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife’s head, but passages from Amy’s diary reveal the alpha-girl perfectionist could have […]
Sunday Funday is a weekly(ish) post I’ve started to recap the bookish (and sometimes not-so-bookish) happenings in my life the past week! Feel free to participate, just link back! September 15-21, 2014 This week has been a rather enjoyable one! Fall weather has decided to descend (at least for now) and the cloudy and cooler weather has made for lovely and cozy reading conditions. It also means that I have thrown myself into full Halloween season mode, finding a costume, starting to plan baking projects, and purchasing my old childhood favorite, Halloweentown, on DVD. My kitten Rocco has, by contrast, […]