Ender’s Game and Unpleasant Realities

A few weeks ago, in anticipation of the release of the film adaptation of Ender’s Game, I read the book for the first time. I really enjoyed the book, but I had a mixed reaction to the movie. But this wasn’t just a clear cut case of “the-book-is-always-better-than-the-movie”-itus. This movie had a real chance of being great. Set design, costumes, cinematography, effects, and acting were all top-notch. So why did I leave the theater feeling so underwhelmed? I thought perhaps it was the Read more […]