The Lightning Thief – Movie vs. Book
The movie The Lightning Thief, has excellent special effects Hades in the fire and looking like an old rock musician is well done and tells the story of Percy Jackson, half human, half Olympian God. Since the movie was already two hours, one would assume they were cut for time. But there were also pieces that were left out that are needed if the next book in the series is turned into a movie. Without some of these vital scenes, those who have not read the books would surely struggle to make sense of subsequent films. Even the most academic audience member, who might usually achieve good results from many online colleges and universities , would struggle if they were tested on an adaptation of the second book, having not read the first.
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Know that if you read any further you are going to see spoilers to the book and to the movie Lightning Thief. That being said — read on at your own risk. So — for starters I have to say — what the…? I was shocked at how different the book was from the movie. I have seen differences before between books and movies but nothing like this before. After seeing the movie and then continuing on with the book I was amazed what they left out of the movie, or blatantly changed….