Promises of a twisting, turning thriller are broken, the story hitting predictable beats and the outcome telegraphed at least halfway through (the more observant may possibly get there before that). No movie trailers or reviews from big-wig movie critics were needed. I did not expect that at all, really. Although the first quarter of the film sets up the plot very nicely, much of it is uncomfortable to watch - and I am not even referring to the shots including nudity. In some instances, a great plot and fantastic atmosphere might make up for a lack of character, the same way that effective and believable character development might make up for a weaker plot or lack of style. Additionally, the movie decided not to change the perspective of the storytelling as much as it did in the book.
The novel successfully navigates between three different stories from three different characters' points of view, which continuously keeps readers on their toes. "It kind of felt like they were trying to be 'Gone Girl, ' [but] they just didn't do as good of a job". With a lower budget here but a novel that was just as compelling for many, it'll likely do pretty well and should break the $100 million market domestically by the end of its run.
The Girl on the Train is out in the United Kingdom now.
The girl of the title is alcoholic divorcee Rachel, a woman struggling to move on from her husband Tom marrying his mistress, and moving her into Rachel's old, dream home. In fact, I feel like it would have been a hard story to capture with only words.
Simply put, the book gets lost in translation when changed into the movie.
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The Girl on the Train steams into Nu Metro Menlyn Park (and other cinemas nationwide) from Friday, 7 October. In the novel, the reader nearly gets frustrated with Rachel for not remembering, losing their faith that she is aware of what happens and suspecting that she had something to do with the murder.
The Rotten Tomato reported that around 57 percent of the movie audience like the movie.
Our heroine Rachel, played by Emily Blunt, is devastated by her divorce and spends her days fantasizing about a couple she sees on her daily commute. Aside from some smudged makeup, there is hardly anything that distinguishes her from being Rachel in this movie, and Emily, a posh assistant in The Devil Wears Prada.
Okay, let's be honest, you probably know by now that we didn't exactly 100% "like" Tate Taylor's hotly-anticipated thriller in the end. But it will he enough for The Train Girl Gone Girl become the new?
I loved the book because of its delivery, the way that it smudged the idea of reliable storytelling. Despite its attempts to recreate the way Hawkins switched perspectives between characters with different camera angles and other minor details that nearly go unnoticed, the general story fell flat as the movie quickly glazed over important structural elements emphasized in the book.