As movies become more technologically enhanced, people are forgetting about the stories and books they are based on. More people should be reading the books the movies came from instead of waiting for the movie to be released in a local theater. Not only are books more substantial, but they can also become more entertaining than the movies themselves.
Books keep a person’s mind going. A mind is filled with questions and as the wheels in your head are turning, your brain is being put to more use rather than if you let it go numb during a movie. It is basically the same as watching television versus going outside and playing for a couple of hours. Movies are like a version of a television show, they are just longer. Everyone has heard that if you watch T.V. for too long it is not good for you, that you should pick up a good book instead. Should not the same rule apply when it comes to watching a movie? Although not everyone likes to read, everyone has something they enjoy reading. For some people it is fiction, others romance, and some like non-fiction. Authors around the world spend their time editing and revising their stories over and over again so that their readers will enjoy their stories. When they are turned into movies, it is something else entirely. Mostly everyone agrees that if you read a book and then watch the movie it was based on, the book is usually better. Movie producers and directors change what happens in the story that the author spent so much time on and end up leaving important details out. Books are also more entertaining than movies. People have admitted to staying up all night reading when they had something they should be doing instead or even if they had to be up early the next day. Whereas, a movie can only hold your attention while you are watching it. Even then, you can only watch a movie for so long before it becomes boring and old, while a book can be read over and over again without you growing tired of it. (This is why more...
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