Tim Tan Huynh

book-to-movie tag

Jurassic Park

30 Jun 2019 — It might dated and over-the-top in some ways, but the book that's led to the blockbuster movies is more intellectually engaging than any of them. Read

Casino Royale

28 Apr 2019 — The first James Bond book is good. Real good. Read

Ghost World

30 Dec 2016 — This early-2000s indie movie is an adaptation of a late-1990s graphic novel that has a timeless story about teen angst and tenuous friendship. Read

Raging Bull

14 Feb 2016 — The sights and sounds of its boxing scenes are outdated, but like other good movies about boxing, it's not only about boxing. Read

Friday Night Lights

14 Aug 2015 — For a decade, I've been daydreaming about high-school football practices in the early-morning August heat of a dusty, west Texas town. I have this book, and its movie adaptation, to thank. Read

American Sniper

2 Jul 2015 — This biopic does enough to stand out in a genre that's getting tired. Like the non-fiction book, the movie follows Chris Kyle while he thrives as a Navy SEAL at war and then as he struggles as a family man at home. Read