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Maze Runner, Litflix

Recently David and I got to rent the Maze Runner so I could finally discuss the differences between the book and movie. There were quite a few differences, but at the same time I think they did a good job of keeping the heart of the story the same. The movie itself I thought did a decent job of telling a compelling story in a two hour time frame. It is impossible to fit everything in and there are a lot of various changes that need to be made to fit in those time constraints. The book has so much more time that it can spend exploring a variety of topics and character development. The movie on the other hand has to decide what the most important elements are and tweak things to empower those points. (Spoilers for Maze Runner after the jump) Continue reading