The goal for this challenge is to read a book/ watch a movie in each of the 12 categories, which are further down, during the year of 2012 (01.01.2012 – 31.12.2012) + 1 bonus category, if someone can’t find a book in one of the 12 categories.You want to join?:
This means: 12 books + movies in 12 months, as a result 1 book/ 1 movie per month. (Book can be read/ movie can already been watched – but just one of each)
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Here are my (tentative) books/movies for this challenge:
Read a book/ watch the movie …
1. … where the movie is more famous than the book [ Different Seasons ("The Body") / Stand By Me ]
2. … to a TV- Series [ Storm Front / The Dresden Files ]
3. … which is based on a cartoon/ fairy tale or where the main characters are animals [ Beastly / Beastly ]
4. … where your favorite actor/ actress is playing in the movie [ Wanted / Wanted ]
5. … to a book classic which was made into a movie after 1990 [ The Picture of Dorian Gray / Dorian Gray ]
6. … where the book was written for the movie [ Red Riding Hood / Red Riding Hood ]
7. … from an author of your home country (for English joiners: from an author who is not coming from an English speaking country) [ Q & A / Slumdog Millionaire* ]
8. … where the story is about love and where you’ll probably cry OR where the story is about blood, murder and horrific killers [ The Notebook / The Notebook ]
9. … which is focused on a social critic topic (misogyny, racism, cruelty,…) [ The Color Purple / The Color Purple ]
10. … where the story is playing at least 100 years ago [ Master and Commander / Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World ]
11. … where the story is playing in the future OR where the story is playing in Asia or Africa [ The Children of Men / Children of Men ]
12. … where the movie to the book is coming to the cinemas 2012 [ Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter / Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter ]
(+ 13 bonus category: … where you’ve already watched the movie, but never read the book) – for all who have a problem to find a book/movie in one of this categories.
* - Rereading/rewatching for this challenge.