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5 Reasons Books are better than movies

Updated: Dec 9, 2021

I'm pretty sure all of you have spoken the phrase " The book was way better than the move" after seeing a movie based on a book. I've said it quite a few times that now it just goes without saying it.

You must all have this question in your head; Why are books, 99% of the times better than the movies?

There are 5 major reasons why books are better than movies.

1) Books Are More Detailed

Apart from narrating the storyline in-depth, books explain the thoughts going through the characters’ minds while performing an action, which lets you connect with them better and immerse yourself deeper into the story. Books also often develop their characters more and add multiple dimensions to them.

2) Movies Have Limited Time

A good story can’t be told to its full potential in two and a half hours. Movies don’t have the same budget as books, but a book's budget is infinite.

3) Characters In Books Cannot Be Ruined By Bad Acting

In movies, a lot of times, brilliantly developed characters fail to impress because of the actor’s inability to perform the role. Movies always remove your vision of the book and bad acting can ruin the book.

4) With Books You Can Use Your Imagination

When reading a book, you imagine, hear, and see the characters and events come to life. Based on the description of the character's life, history, and actions, you can imagine what they look like, how they sound, what they're wearing, and what they think. The same goes for the settings and locations of different parts of the book. You imagine every detail, which develops your creativity and imagination.

5) Books Are Portable

You can carry a book around with you almost anywhere you go. There's now also the option of reading it on your electronic devices. You can do this with some movies too, sure, but most of the time it's on a smaller screen that makes it harder to enjoy. Other than that, you either need to be at a movie theater or have a TV and/or a VCR, DVD, or Blu-ray player.

These are our opinions about books. Comment down below to share yours!

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