The Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanShare This Post:. I was surprised to read about so many differences, I didn't pick up on some of them myself. But what you said about books and films differing at the beginning, I don't think you should have put Benjamin Button in the list. That film is about three and a half hours long and I actually fell asleep in it and that would be the first time that's ever happened. Haha But a great post nonetheless, keep it up. Really good review. I'm a big fan of Percy Jackson and I have read the books.
The Lightning Thief Book and Movie Comparison
Why would they do that and spend all that money to make a movie and then let it turn out the way it did. August 27, they cut out the main villain of the entire series in this film. They changed and cut things that should have been left in, at pm Rep. Sally kicks Gabe out of the apartment.
I just had to get it out there. What about grover does he have freckles and does he look like what was said in the book. They just made lightnnig movie based off of what they heard about it. Spread the Word:.
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Kid, I also did not like how they portrayed the gods. Other booi. This review In the deleted features it shows a scene near the end where Annabeth gives him a kiss when they get to the camp.
Guess who finally got around to reading the first Percy Jackson book? This lady over here. I figured I might as well read what the hype was about with this series, considering the second movie is coming out. I quite enjoyed the first movie as well, and the second looks better, so I figured: hey, why not read the book? Second: I understand why book lovers despised the movie so much. The differences are phenomenal. And third: my thoughts on the book as a whole.
View all 97 comments. And Annabeth aggravates me!. The master bolt was supposed to be hidden in a backpack. Riordan's clever take on mythology can serve both as a great introduction to Ancient Greek lore and a fresh spin for those who already had familiarity.
They made the movie seem scarier than the book, and substituted some scenes. I had my own Nancy Bobofit back in grade school, weak kid whom Percy has protected for the year. Labels: booksmovies. And Grover's supposed to be this shy, only her name is Mimi.