Doug Reviews: Ender’s Game and Convention Update

A quick look at my next appearances and what I thought of the latest sci-fi hit!

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2 Comments on "Doug Reviews: Ender’s Game and Convention Update"

Oh boy. I acknowledge that you haven’t read the book. If I hadn’t grown up with the book, I would have probably thought the movie was fine. But dear lord… This just takes the promise of the book and smashes it. Violently. I was REALLY nervous when I heard they were doing a movie because I knew that they would need to be smart in handling the subject matter, and that so much would have to be left out. But I thought “As long as the keep the intelligence and overall mindset of the book, I think I might be… Read more »
Hmm, I thought the movie wasn’t that bad of an adaptation. We’ve seen much worse with the likes of Timeline and Eragon. My only disappointment was the lack of emphasis between Bean’s and Ender’s connection. I understand why they made Bean around the same age as Ender so they entered battle school together (movie constraints), but the connection they made was such a integral part of the book. They just left Bean as the side character that just had a good idea and not a genius for strategy, and perhaps a little too chipper. All said and done all I… Read more »