Without a doubt, The Girl on the Train.
The book blew my mind. Honestly I hadn’t read anything that exciting since god knows when & I was ecstatic when I heart they were making it into a movie because I thought it would be incredible on the big screen. Boy was I wrong.
Before I start, I want to make it absolutely clear that while the film was massively disappointing & just stupid, Emily Blunt was sensational. She was the only redeeming quality of this film & an absolute testament to incredible acting.
I feel like it was chopped unnecessarily. So many scenes ended without logical explanation that I feel would have been confusing if you hadn’t read the book & been able to piece together – like when Luke Evans was angry & then suddenly was in Emily Blunt’s bed?
There was a good film in there but there was so much missing from it – whether it just didn’t make it to the final cut or didn’t even make it into the screenplay is another question.
And really – Rebecca Ferguson’s wig was AWFUL.
The book was everything the film was not: intriguing, suspenseful, unsuspecting & unputdownable. The film made a great story seem bland.
You can read my full review of The Girl on the Train here.