Peter Trei <***@gmail.com> wrote in
> On Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 1:03:42 AM UTC-4, Ninapenda
> Jibini wrote:
>> Moriarty <***@ivillage.com> wrote in
>> > On Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 1:30:04 PM UTC+11, Dorothy J
>> > Heydt wrote:
>> >> In article <email@example.com>,
>> >> Default User <***@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> >> >Quadibloc wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >> Apparently a young adult novelization of a motion
>> >> >> picture.
>> >> >
>> >> >No, the movie was based on a 2010 novel.
>> >> >
>> >> >https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Am_Number_Four
>> >> >
>> >> >It's not that hard to look up stuff these days.
>> >> Reminds me of the story (possibly apocryphal) of the person
>> >> who saw a copy of _Little Women_ in a bookstore and said,
>> >> "Oh, is that the novelization?"
>> > The sad thing is that _Little Women_ has actually had a
>> > novelisation.
>> It's hardly the only one. "Novelization of movies based on a
>> book" is a common enough search on Google to auto-fill halfway
>> through. 2001 had one, Ralph Bakshi's Lord of the Rings had
>> one, at
> Seriously: '2001'? The book was written in parallel with the
> movie, and the plots and scenes deviate significantly in places.
> (Yes, I know about 'The Sentinel', but the movie develops that
> so far that its effectively a new work). Is there another book
> that faithfully follows the movie?
Apparently. Google would never lie to me, and is, of course, never,
ever wrong. (It really wouldn't surprise me, though.)
>> least two James Bone movies ( The Spy Who Loved Me and
> James Bone - would that be the porn version series? :-)
I'm not sure you could really tell the difference between a porn
parody of James Bond and the original without Cliff Notes.
>> had one (because the movies' similiarities to the books ended
>> with the titles), Wizard of Oz had one (and Baum wrote several,
>> apparently, in the early 20th century), Total Recall had one,
> Wizard of Oz - did Baum (or someone else) novelize one of the
> many movie versions?
Details are a bit sketchy (because it was over a hundred years
ago), but either he novelized one or more of the movie versions of
the books, or novelized one or more play (that he probably wrote
himself) set in Oz that were either based on books or sequels to
>> least one Frankenstein had one, Alan Dean Foster wrote a
>> novelization of the movie The Thing, The Island of Doctor
>> Moreau, at least one Planet of the Apes movie, I, Robot,
>> Crichton's The Lost World was a sequel to the Jurassic Park
>> movie, not the book, the Coppola Coppola, Jumanji, the list
>> goes on and on and on.
> Coppola Coppola? Perhaps Coppola's "Bram Stoker's Dracula"
> (ObSF: by Saberhagen)
>> It's not a new phenomenon.
> Not at all...
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