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The Fault In Our Stars – (The Book) VERSUS The Fault In Our Stars – (The 2014 Movie)



The book was a sensation – the movie? A BLOCKBUSTER. Teen angst isn’t just a magnetic property, it is the gravity well for a movie that takes cancer, high school hormones, and nationwide audiences to a level of excitement and awareness that hasn’t really yet been harnessed. Enjoy our very special look at The Fault … Continue reading The Fault In Our Stars – (The Book) VERSUS The Fault In Our Stars – (The 2014 Movie)


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – (The Book) VERSUS The Adventures of Huck Finn – (The 1993 Movie)



Children have a very different environment surrounding them now compared to the time period of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, of this we’re certain. But what liberties were taken with the classic Mark Twain tale, “The Adventures of Huck Finn” as it was translated to a major 1993 Disney motion picture? We take it all … Continue reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – (The Book) VERSUS The Adventures of Huck Finn – (The 1993 Movie)


A Christmas Carol (The Book) VERSUS A Christmas Carol (The 1999 Patrick Stewart Version)



It’s another holiday-dipped in holiday spirit, courtesy of The Versus Machine! We put Christmas inside the crosshairs of this episode with the true, festive emotional roller coaster ride of “A Christmas Carol!” We put two greats into opposing ends of the Versus Machine and let them go! In this corner, note Charles Dicken’s A Christmas … Continue reading A Christmas Carol (The Book) VERSUS A Christmas Carol (The 1999 Patrick Stewart Version)


Skipping Christmas – (The 2001 Book) VERSUS Christmas With The Kranks – (The 2004 Movie)



The Versus Machine takes aim at a modern holiday “classic” just for YOU! We’re in for a pulse-pounding, suspense thrill ride with John Grisham (yep, THAT John Grisham) and his yuletide comedy novel going up against the film adaptation starring Tim Allen (yep, THAT Tim Allen)! The book has been pulled off the shelf and … Continue reading Skipping Christmas – (The 2001 Book) VERSUS Christmas With The Kranks – (The 2004 Movie)


Watchmen (The Graphic Novel) VERSUS Watchmen (The 2009 Movie)



Graphic novels and graphic novel movies have been a staple of American culture since the golden age of comics. They have steadily become the most interesting and hotly debated of cinematic exploits. To talk about a time when movies made us feel like we knew superheroes is to talk about a time when cinema ruled … Continue reading Watchmen (The Graphic Novel) VERSUS Watchmen (The 2009 Movie)