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BOOK VS. MOVIE: INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE

Brought to you by OBS Staffer Heidi This is the story of a group of vampires that dates from the 18th century to present day as told to a reporter by one of the vampires. The story explores love, betrayal, loneliness, vanity, and hunger and revolves around the cavalier and … Continue reading

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BOOK VS. MOVIE: SCOTT PILGRIM VERSUS THE WORLD

“I’m between jobs right now.’ ‘Between what and what?’ ‘Well…my last job is a really long story, filled with sighs. Maybe we can get into it in a later volume.” Scott Pilgrim is a series of graphic novels (six in total) by Bryan Lee O’Malley. It tells the story of … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE

In honor of our book club and the upcoming release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, every weekend in October will feature a Book vs Movie, covering the first four books of the Harry Potter series. So here’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone! ‘Really, Dumbledore, you think you … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: NEW MOON

brought to you by OBS Staffer Katelyn The odds are always stacked against us. Mistake after mistake. I’ll never criticize Romeo again.-Edward Cullen (New Moon book) This book is the second in the Twilight Saga. Bella Swan and Edward Cullen have been together for several months. When Bella’s birthday comes … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: THE ROAD

“When he woke in the woods in the dark and the cold of night he’d reach out to touch the child sleeping beside him. Nights dark beyond darkness and the days more gray than each one that had gone before. Like the onset of some cold glaucoma dimming away the … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: PETER PAN

“He is Peter Pan, you know, mother’ At first Mrs. Darling did not know, but after thinking back into her childhood she just remembered a Peter Pan who was said to live with the fairies. There were odd stories about him; as that when children died he went part of … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: THE PRINCESS BRIDE

“Fencing. Fighting. Torture. Poison. True love. Hate. Revenge. Giants. Hunters. Bad men. Good men. Beautifulest ladies. Snakes. Spiders. Beasts of all natures and descriptions. Pain. Death. Brave men. Coward men. Strongest men. Chases. Escapes. Lies. Truths. Passion. Miracles.” After years on her farm, Buttercup realizes she is in love with … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: A SOUND OF THUNDER

“Step on a mouse and you leave your print, like a Grand Canyon, across Eternity. Queen Elizabeth might never have been born, Washington might not cross the Delaware, there might never be a United States at all. So be careful. Stay on the Path. Never step off! ” In the … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: THE TIME MACHINE (2002)

“Above me shone the stars, for the night was very clear. I felt a certain sense of friendly comfort in their twinkling. All the old constellations had gone from the sky, however: that slow movement which is imperceptible in a hundred human life-times, had long since rearranged them in unfamiliar … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: THE GOLDEN COMPASS

“The one thing that drew her out of her boredom was the alethiometer. She read it every day, sometimes with Fader Coram and sometimes on her own, and she found that she could sink more and more readily into the calm state in which the symbol meanings clarified themselves, and … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: TWILIGHT

“And so the lion fell in love with the lamb…,” he murmured… “What a stupid lamb,” I sighed. “What a sick, masochistic lion.” When Bella Swan moves from sunny Phoenix to Forks, Washington, a damp and dreary town known for the most rainfall in the United States, to live with … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY

OBS has a new feature: Book vs. Movie Adaptation. Every other week, we will bring you a new set and tell you how true to the book it’s movie is. This week in honor of the book’s 30th anniversary on Tuesday, we bring you The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. … Continue reading

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