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Book-To-Movie: ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth’

Warning: This review may contain spoilers.
As I said last post, I’ve postponed the month’s Book-To-Movie review from last week to this week. For those of you who are just tuning into this blog, a Book-To-Movie is when we review a work of prose fiction and its movie adaptation. And this weekend’s review is of Jules Verne’s novel, “Journey to the Center of the Earth” and its movie adaptations. There have been several movies based on this novel that was originally published in Paris in 1864 (as “Voyage au Centre de la Terre”). However, most of them have been either made for TV or video. Because I believe movies are best when made for the big screen, I am going to review the theatrical films in which there have been two: the 1959 version and the 2008 one. While 1959’s “Journey to the Center of the Earth” is a movie based on the novel of the same name, 2008’s version is more so inspired by the book than it is based on it. 

The Novel
Verne’s style of storytelling is scientific while romantic, …
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