Thursday, January 17, 2013
Theater Thursday: The Seventh Son
Despite all that, I think this will be a fun adaption, I mean just look at the pictures. I love Jeff Bridges, who plays the Spook, and Julianne Moore is an excellent actress (plus she looks deliciously creepy as Mother Malkin). I'm just hoping for a trailer soon, so I'll have a better idea of how this movie is going to turn out. If you're looking for a series full of little adventures tied into a greater one, this is it.
Plus, this is the time to start reading the books. If you read them now, you'll have enough time to forget all the tiny details that they won't capture in the movie. I've found, for me, that I enjoy movies a lot more if I haven't read the book too recently. It lets me enjoy them so much more because I don't remember everything, so I don't get frustrated with the filmmaker's decisions. If you're interested, here's a quick summary of the first book, The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch.
For years, Old Gregory has been the Spook for the county, ridding the local villages of evil. Now his time is coming to an end. But who will take over for him? Twenty-nine apprentices have tried—some floundered, some fled, some failed to stay alive.
Only Thomas Ward is left. He's the last hope, the last apprentice. Quoted from Goodreads