Disappointed, but it was a so so movie

By twilight_dawn1
Written February 18, 2013
Went and saw this movie with my husband on Valentine's Day, and was extremely disappointed. Hubby liked it, but he didn't read the books. I read all 4 books and I think that's why I didn't like it as much. The books are so much better, than the movie. I went and saw it a second time with my mom last night, and thought it wasn't that bad. Is it better than Twilight or Harry Potter? No. Would I buy the movie? Probably, since I have the books. Those of you who haven't read the books, please watch the movie, before you read them. You will be disappointed by all the scenes that should have been in the movie, but were cut out or not filmed at all.
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By kpatton222
Written February 21, 2013
This was the worst movie I have ever seen made from a book. The people did not fit. The story was ruined. Amma was not the librarian, The death of Macon was not done correctly. The book of moon's was not found in that way. Lena drove a hearse. Important people were left out. DID THE PERSON WRITING THE SCRIPT EVEN READ THE BOOK? I DON'T THINK SO. AND CERTAINLY NOT ANY OF THE OTHER BOOK'S. IMPORTANT PEOPLE WERE LEFT OUT. ALL I CAN SAY IS TRASH. IF YOU HAVE READ THE BOOK'S, DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME ON THE MOVIE, IT IS A REAL DISAPPOINTMENT.
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In the middle on this one

By know-all
Written February 25, 2013
I kept getting a sense of deja-vu. I even knew the ending; or close enough to it. I did not read this fabulous book mentioned in reviews. The movie was worth my time and money. Will I see it again or rent it? Nah. The special effects were tops. I would have loved seeing the southern version of the Addams Family house more and maybe it should have been a little longer. Thumb's up movie-goers.
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Good movie but....

By MLHendricks
Written February 17, 2013
I really enjoyed the movie but I hate when someone fakes a Southern Accent! There are many actors with real accents that could play the part and if you have to fake an accent get the region correct. That was a Mississippi accent not a South Carolina accent we too in the South have different accents for different regions.
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If you have read the book...

By chels7639
Written February 15, 2013
If you have read the book you definitely do not want to see it. I went with a friend who hadn't read the book and really enjoyed the movie. But there are so many things that were changed to make the movie completely different from the book. I felt like I was watching a movie that just took bits and pieces from the book.
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