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10 Books that should be Movies

Originally posted on Jordan and Eddie (The Movie Guys):
Artwork for the Centipede Press reprint of The Fog List by Jordan From classics like Gone with the Wind and The Godfather, to box office blockbusters The Lord of the Rings and The Great Gatsby and contemporary franchises including Harry Potter and The Hunger Games, some of the most recognizable films of all time are based on novels that oozed cinematic potential. It doesn’t always work, but when it does, the movie adaptions allow for other creative minds to express a plot or present a character in a different medium, complementing the source material and offering a new audience an exciting experience. Below are 10 books that I think deserve and would benefit from the big screen treatment: 10. The Fog Written by James Herbert. First published 1975 The Fog was unwittingly metaphorical, seeping from the cracks of James Herbert’s mind in ’75 and ultimately reaching a vast, devoted audience. It’s shock factor now might not be quite what it once was, but it’s still outrageous…