Fiction Nation: Where Allegiances Lie

by Allana Luta Movies have been a part of my life ever since I was little. I’m pretty sure I watched films before I could read which is why films have a special place in my heart. But when books I love get adapted into films, I get a little defensive as if the film industry is out to personally ruin my experience of something wonderful. And it’s not exactly unfounded. Remember The Golden Compass? As a reader, I’ve come to accept that film adaptations will never be as good as the books. Until they are. That’s when my loyalties falter….