Books to Movies

2012 will bring some beloved books being transformed into movies. Might be worth giving them a re-read just to see how the movies compare.

Great Expectations –  Charles Dickens wrote about the orphan, Pip, and the convict, Magwitch, the beautiful Estella, and her guardian, the embittered and vengeful Miss Havisham, the ambitious lawyer, Mr. Jaggers — all have a part to play in the mystery. Ralph Fiennes stars as Magwitch in this 2012 release along with Helena Bonham Carter as Miss Havisham. Information about the movie.

Lorax – a Dr. Seuss favorite about saving the trees comes to the big screen in 2012 voiced by Danny DeVito as the Lorax and Ed Helms as the Once-ler.


Les Miserables is an adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption starring Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman. Don’t forget to listen to the beautiful music from the stage production.









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