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World Book Day – From books to the big screen

It’s world book day and on this blog we are giving a little shine to a couple of books that ended up on the big screen. I will give you a list of thoseĀ  I LOVE! A couple I grew up with and seen over the years.

  • Lord of the Rings
  • The Hobbit
  • Harry Potter
  • The Woman in Black
  • The Hunger Games
  • Twilight
  • The Maze Runner
  • Narnia
  • Gone Girl
  • Stardust
  • The Silver Linings Playbook
  • Jurassic Park
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Les Miserables
  • Carrie
  • Shutter Island
  • Girl, Interrupted
  • A Christmas Carol (I like most version of this amazing story)
  • World War Z
  • A Game of Thrones (TV-show)
  • Arn (SWE movie)
  • The Girl with dragon tattoo (SWE movie – 1)
  • The Girl Who played with fire (SWE movie – 2)
  • The girl who kicked the hornests nest (SWE movie – 3)
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Rosemary’s baby
  • Twelve Years of Slave
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • The Jungle Book
  • The Omen
  • True Grit
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth

And these are just some of my favorites. I would REALLY recommend Arn and The Girl who.. series. Now – tell me some of your favorites in the comments below.

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Les Miserables **REVIEW**

For some reason it took me a while to see this film so when I saw it on Netflix (yeah I know) I thought I’d watch it. And here we go.

Jean Valjean is the one of the main people in the film. For 19 years he’s been slaving for stealing bread for his sisters son so he wouldn’t starve to death. When he’s out and done with it his sentence he wants to start over and with starting over he have to run from the soldiers who will hunt him down. He changes his name and make the mayor of a town. One day he steps into the factory where Fantine works and rest of the girls rallies against her and finds herself thrown out and out of the street. Jean had asked the foreman to take care of the fight so he kicked her out. After a few weeks Jean finds Fantine out on the street where she is very ill and been selling herself so she can send money to an inkeep who takes care of her daughter. Do little does she know the inkeep isn’t very nice to little Cosette. One day Fantine pass away at the hospital and Jean promised to take care of Cosette and make sure she’s safe. And he keeps that promise.

The film itself is actually quite good – better than I thought. Since I usually don’t like musicals. But all the actors have done a fantastic job, even the children. So yeah, I would recommend it to anyone who would like to see it.

You see actors like Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne and many more.

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