Ever Wonder why books are different than their movie counterparts? The expression 'the book was so much better' is often uttered by fans of the book. This is often due to movies being compressed into a short amount of time rather than an epic adventure, story elements sometimes need to be rearrange to make more sense to audiences, and sometimes climaxes are exaggerated for a more dramatic effect on screen.
Youtube Channel Lessons from the Screenplay look at the movie Arrival and how it was adapted from a book to its screenplay. Warning this contains spoilers of the movie. Watch the video below: