Verb : Capture on film as part of a series of moving images; make a movie of (a story or event). Make a movie of (a book).
- The Lovely Bones : The Lovely Bones is a 2002 novel by Alice Sebold. It is the story of a teenage girl who, after being raped and murdered, watches from her personal Heaven as her family and friends struggle to move on with their lives while she comes to terms with her own death. The novel received much critical praise and became an instant bestseller. A film adaptation of the novel, directed by Peter Jackson who personally purchased the rights, was released in American theatres on January 15, 2010, and in the UK on February 15, 2010.
- Snow White and The Huntsman : Snow White and the Huntsman is a 2012 British-American fantasy film based on the German fairy tale “Snow White” compiled by the Brothers Grimm. The film is directed by Rupert Sanders and written by Evan Daugherty, John Lee Hancock, and Hossein Amini. The cast includes Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Sam Claflin, and Bob Hoskins in his last role before retirement. The film received two Oscar nominations for Best Visual Effects and Best Costume Design at the 85th Academy Awards.
- Pitch Perfect : Pitch Perfect is a 2012 musical comedy film directed by Jason Moore. The screenplay was written by Kay Cannon, loosely adapted from the book of the same name by Mickey Rapkin. The musical comedy features an ensemble cast consisting of Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Skylar Astin, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Ester Dean, Ben Platt, and Adam DeVine. The plot follows an all girl college a cappella group, The Barden Bellas, as they compete against another a cappella group from their college to win Nationals. The film is based on Mickey Rapkin’s non-fiction novel, also titled Pitch Perfect. Filming concluded in Mid-December 2011, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.The film premiered in Los Angeles on September 24, 2012. Released on September 28, 2012, the Pitch Perfect was financially successful, grossing $65 million in domestic market and $40 million internationally. The film opened at number 3 grossing $14,846,830 million domestically in its opening weekend. The film became the second highest grossing musical comedy film behind School of Rock.
There’re hundreds of pretty movies out there and it’s hard to select just 3. D: