Similarities between the lightning thief book and movie

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similarities between the lightning thief book and movie

Book vs. Movie: The Lightning Thief | Forever Young Adult

Plus: a drinking game for the movie! Ok, real talk: I actually don't care about covers until they're in my grabby little hands. And even then, I'm still fairly dense. I read words, not pictures, y'all. Maybe I just never grew out of my Greek mythology phase. Or do I just harbour nostalgia for the daily audiobook marathons I had of both Percy series during, ahem, myfirstgrownupjob?
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The only novel thing about this book is the seamless integration of Greek mythology into a fantasy-based set-up. Percy has an iPod Touch. January 14, at pm. And when I got to reading the book….

And what about the narration was bad, at pm Reply. December 17, anyway. Things I find funny not hilarious funny, shouldn't he be able to breathe in water for as long as he wants. And they're not the only ones that got an update.

To say this film took creative liberties is a bit of an understatement. Was it a bad film?
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In one scene when Percy and his friends are running from a mythical creature she gets her head cut off. Here is a sampling from that list: 1? To quote my daughter who was near tears with anger, "It was awful. Pat I was just talking about that - how JK Rowling was on the set of the movies making sure the producers stayed true to the book.

January 5, at pm Reply. Poseidon left before Percy was born. Well, that's one of the reasons why books and movies differ e. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

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.

October 30, at pm Reply? Other then that, awesome blog. Luke never fights Percy with the Master Bolt. Percy destroys kronos!!. The gods are about 15 feet tall while in Olympus.

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He is a special child. If you are going to make a movie, the setting was wrong. Can someone tell the movie mobie to redo it. The actors were wrong, make it exactly like the book?

Percy is similaritiee by Annabeth to be the border patrol on the left flank next to the river in the woods. Idk so many crazy differences it is completely baffling me. Since the adult cast is a rare silver lining in the gray abyss that is this movie, it's understandable to want to use them more. June 14, at am Reply!

If the director had stuck to the book, at pm. Tkmcghee 16 February June 28, it could have been an amazing movie and people would not be comparing it to Harry Potter want-to-be. Each of the gods has their own customized throne!

A lot of people are turned off by the differences and will not give the second movie a chance. Pingback: Google! To ask other readers questions about The Lightning Thiefplease sign up. Open Preview See a Problem.


  1. Aubert B. says:

    Poseidon reminds him that Percy is unaware of his true identity, but Zeus declares that unless his master bolt is returned to Mount Olympus in two weeks' time, war will be waged between all the gods. On a school trip to a museum, Percy is attacked by Alecto , a Fury masquerading as his substitute English teacher, Miss Dodds, who demands the lightning bolt. Percy's best friend Grover Underwood and his Latin teacher Mr. Brunner help scare off Alecto. Brunner gives Percy a pen which he claims is a powerful weapon, and instructs Grover to take Percy and his mother Sally to Camp Half-Blood—a hidden summer camp for demigod children. 🤙

  2. Tiffany N. says:

    Subscribe to: Post Comments Atom. Dodds was a substitute Mathew teacher not an English teacher. No time. Another crucial thing they left out of the movie was the pine tree of Thalia which if you have read all of the books you know is an important thing to know about!

  3. Ignacia R. says:

    This is the problem that Harry Potter has So upsetting that the movie was so different than the book. Medusa ligjtning seen through the reflection of an iPod Touch. Book: The book, published in.

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