The first “Harry Potter” film did a fantastic job of capturing the tone of the book. Today, I look at my top ten scenes from the movie version of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”.
Episode 23 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” examines the “Harry Potter” films as adaptations, considering screenplays, directing, casting, acting, and how they relate to the beloved books.
Some say you can never make a good book into a good film. But is this true? Are some books – even in the “Potter” series – more adaptable than others?