The best sci-fi movies based on books

Bryant Johnson Author Of Moral Compass to Be, or Not to Be
By Bryant Johnson

Who am I?

I’m a science fiction author, who’s traveled to many places due to growing up in a military family. My main mission is to share this in my writing in a sci-fi storyline. Currently living in Hampton Roads, Virginia. I went to college at Liberty University, and high school in Herndon, Virginia. The genre of sci-fi fiction's popularity seemed to stop with authors like George Orwell and Arthur C. Clark. A new generation of readers is arising and wanting more Sci-Fi Novels to peak their interests. Authors like Andy Weir have risen to the forefront and taken on the challenge of giving the world new sci-fi material. These are my choices for the best Sci-fi movies based on books in 2022.

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Moral Compass to Be, or Not to Be

By Bryant Johnson,

Book cover of Moral Compass to Be, or Not to Be

What is my book about?

Winning the New Hampshire state lottery was just the beginning. Some more surprises await the Brooks and the people they love. With their bodyguard, Nelson, on high alert, Margret Brooks is doing her best to look after the twins and her husband, Brent, to protect a secret, locked away from the public eyes. Marc Dazet and his wife Sundara are still living in Virginia and their unconventional love is growing every day. Now that a brilliant opportunity has presented itself before them, they must seek help from the Brooks family if they want to make the best of it. But will the Brooks help them this time? And why? Only time will tell.

The books I picked & why

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The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Five Novels in One Outrageous Volume

By Douglas Adams,

Book cover of The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Five Novels in One Outrageous Volume

Why this book?

I’m going to be a time traveler per se on my book selection. I’m a big fan of reading a book and then seeing that book as a movie. This was my first book-movie book experience. I read and watched, entertaining to the highest. Now Douglas Adam is from the United Kingdom, and he shares this culture in the style of writing. The reason why I like this book, The storyline was adapted from a radio show first. 

Before it became a novel, there are about 100 terms and meanings flying across the book, and it comes together as down to (Earth) no pun intended. There are a total of three platforms: radio, novel, and movie. As a reader who cannot synthesize with Author Tent being saved from Ford Perfect (Alien researcher of space guidebooks), it was the first Star Wars prototype of its time. 

Jurassic Park

By Michael Crichton,

Book cover of Jurassic Park

Why this book?

 I’m moving along in my time distance to 1990, another one of my favorites in book to movies is Jurassic Park. We saw the start of this movie franchise in 1993. The reason I like Jurassic Park is that the storyline combines the past with the future. It goes back to the beginning of time. Yes, dinosaurs. We as humans are fascinated with dinosaurs, it was first introduced to us in grade school. All of us are in awe, by the stories of these big creatures before our human existence. Mr. Crichton's novels outside of the school was great.

Ready Player One

By Ernest Cline,

Book cover of Ready Player One

Why this book?

Now we are traveling to current times. The details in Ernest Cline's book impact our current times. Combining the 1980’s with the future. It teaches and entertains at the same time.

The reason I like Ready Player One, Ernest Cline shares Wade's opportunities for Hope to leave the poor area of the stacks not only for Wade (Parzival) but for Art3mins and Aech the whole OASIS to find James Halliday’s keys. And if you really look at the storyline, The Metaverse imagination starts with Ernest Cline's ideas. Along with Avatar (the movie) and Second Life (the game).

The Martian

By Andy Weir,

Book cover of The Martian

Why this book?

I will be honest here I listened to the audiobook then saw the movie. And I’m a fan of Andy Wier he sports a cappy hat. A Sci-fi trend, I wear one too. Why I like the novel of Andy Wier, all of us see space travel on TV, but the small details are left out, the problems, solving problems the novelist Andy Wier does not leave this out. With Astronaut Mark Watney he really breaks down and shares each day with a video diary. It was more realistic this way. The NASA team and Watney think of unbelievable ways to survive and return home from Mars. In real-time NASA, SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic.

2001: A Space Odyssey

By Arthur C. Clarke,

Book cover of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Why this book?

This book is about space exploration and how computers will be a big part of our lives. There are not too many sci-fi novels about monolith and artificial intelligence (AI) together. The novelist Arthur C. Clarke helped Stanley Kubrick with the screenplay which became a movie. All so I like HAL the AI computer on board. The author was way ahead of his time. On trusting HAL (AI) computer insight over human thoughts. In 2022 we're doing this more, trusting with space exploration.

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