When the Book is Better than the Movie (Feat. Lindsay Ellis) | It's Lit!

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It’s an age-old debate: The Book vs. The Movie
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It’s Lit! is part of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading. This all leads to a nationwide vote of America’s favorite novel.
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Since the dawn of cinema, film has been sort of the little brother of the more heady, intellectual medium of novels. And many film adaptations of literature leave viewers and critics saying… “The book was better.” But why do adaptations of beloved stories tend not to live up to the source material?

Hosted by Lindsay Ellis

Written by Lindsay Ellis and Angelina Meehan
Directed & animated by Andrew Matthews
Produced by Amanda Fox
Executive Producer: Adam Dylewski
Music and Sound Design: Eric Friend
Hand Model: Katie Graham
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Produced by PBS Digital Studios