“We’re a sorrowful species. Worse still, when we let ourselves believe we are suffering alone.”
Last year, Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” was one of my top 10 reads. After finally watching the movie, I feel like it would be remiss of me if I don’t post my opinions about the movie adaptation. Come to think of it, it’s only fitting that this would be my first book-to-movie adaptation review. To the friends who don’t know me well enough yet, you’re about to see where I stand regarding the age-old “book vs. movie” debate.
“If people wanted to stand up for themselves or protect their loved ones or do what they believe in their hearts is the right thing to do, then they would do it. If they wanted to be heroic, they would find ways to be heroic, even without supernatural powers.”
“It is hard to describe loss to someone who has never experienced it, impossible to explain all the ways it changes you. But for those who have, not a single word is needed.”
“Things are or they are not. If you want something, it means you do not have it, it means that you do not believe it is there, which means it will never be there. That which you call magic is simply not allowing the world to be other than as you will it.”
“She understood the hurt, too. The fear that there was something intrinsically wrong with you to make the people who were supposed to love you leave. The way that fear either hardened you or destroyed you. It had turned into a sort of armor for her, another weapon in her arsenal.”
“You won’t be able to continue like this. To keep walking a path between loyalty to your family and loyalty to what you know is right. One of these days, you’re going to have to make a choice.”