Do you like to compare movies with the books from which they were based?
Check out these titles from JMRL before seeing them on the silver screen later this year:
The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais – Follows the life journey of chef Hassan Haji, who progresses from his family’s modest restaurant in Mumbai to master haute cuisine in an elegant Parisian restaurant.
Movie release date: August 8.
Starring: Helen Mirren, Manish Dayal.
The Giver by Lois Lowry – At the age of twelve, Jonas, a young boy from a seemingly utopian, futuristic world, is singled out to receive special training from The Giver, who alone holds the memories of the true joys and pain of life.
Movie release date: August 15.
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgård, Taylor Swift.
This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper – Simultaneously mourning the loss of his father and his marriage, Judd Foxman must sit shiva with his dysfunction family under the same roof for seven days and nights, a situation that spins out of control, especially when Judd’s cheating wife reveals that she is pregnant.
Movie release date: September 12.
Starring: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Rose Byrne, Adam Driver.
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – When a beautiful woman goes missing on her fifth wedding anniversary, her diary reveals hidden turmoil in her marriage and a mysterious illness; while her husband, desperate to clear himself of suspicion, realizes that something more disturbing than murder may have occurred.
Movie release date: October 3.
Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike.
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed – Traces the personal crisis the author endured after the death of her mother and a painful divorce, which prompted her ambition to undertake a dangerous 1,100-mile solo hike that both drove her to rock bottom and helped her to heal.
Movie release date: 2014.
Starring: Reese Witherspoon.