Popular Film Adaptations for crime mystery books

 

Sherlock Holmes movie. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes

 

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson

 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson

A fantastic adaptation based on the novel by Stieg Larsson. The casting, pacing and performances in the film are pitch perfect-a terrifying thriller.

 

Mystic River, Dennis Lehane

 Mystic River, Dennis Lehane

Multi-Oscar Award winning film, including Best Actor award, Mystic River is a brilliant adaptation of the novel by Dennis Lehane. A dark event in the past of three childhood friends reaches into the sinister world of the present. Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon and Tim Robbins are the three friends while Clint Eastwood provides the depiction of violence and tragic crimes.

 

Divergent, Veronica Roth

Divergent, Veronica Roth

In a world divided by virtues based on factions,Tris learns that she's a Divergent and wo'nt fit in. It's a race against time to save herself and other Divergents from being destroyed whilst unravelling the mystery around why the Divergents are so dangerous.

 

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins

Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she destroys the Games forever. However, her battle for survival is reinstated as she fights to save the life of Peeta while an entire nation is moved by her courage.

 

Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

 

Jack Reacher, Lee Child.

 Jack Reacher movie

Tom Cruise stars as Jack Reacher, a tough ex-military cop.

 

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

Atticus Finch, a Defense Lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man wrongly accused of rape charge. A brilliant adaptation with superfb performance by Gregory Peck as the eloquent Defense Lawyer.

 

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald.

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

A visually stunning adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's hugely popular 1925 novel. Enjoy the film's adaptation of 1920s affluence intertwined with indulgence.


You may also like to check out the movies 'The Hunt for Red October', 'Clear and Present Danger', 'Patriot Games' and 'The Sum of All Fears' which were all highly successful film adaptations of the books written by Tom Clancy 

 

PlayStation Games (and other video game platforms) Adapted from Mystery books

 

PlayStation with family and Friends

Rainbow Six Siege by Tom Clancy

Rainbow Six Siege, Tom Clancy

Tom clancy's best seller helped spawn 80% of Call of Duty plotlines since Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare which was released in 2007. Rainbow Six is a storyline of a group of best soldiers from around the world fighting to eliminate terrorism. Rainbow Six Vegas series of the video games has been highly popular on PlayStation.

 

Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky

Metro 2033 Dmitry Glukhovsky

A novel about a post-apocalyptic Moscow. Humans are now forced to live in the underground railways to avoid exposure to radiation and horrifying mutants created from its exposure. The video games adaptation released in 2010 and was subsequently released with a sequel, Last Light, which has been critically acclaimed by the games industry.

Dynasty Warriors by Tecmo Koei

Dynasty Warriors Tecmo Koei

A spin-off series of titles Romance of the Three Kingdoms, considered one of the four great classical novels in Chinese literature. Dynasty Warriors has been hugely popular as a console game, with its own sequels and spin-offs such as Zelda and Gundam.

Sherlock Holmes - Crimes & Punishment, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes Crimes and punishment

The famous 19th century detective arrives into the world of Playstation games in 21st century. The story is original and complex for a game, with The Testament of Sherlock Holmes released in 2012 for PS3 and Xbox 360.

Assassin's Creed

  • Assassin's Creed
  • According to the producer of the game, the first Assassin's Creed was inspired by the novel Alamut, written in 1938 by Vladimir Bartol. The novel is set in a Persian-fortress called Alamut, about 60 miles outside of present-day Tehran. In the 11th Century, Alamut fortress was controlled by a missionary, Hassan-i Sabbah and his Assassins. These historical facts have been taken from the book Alamut and developed in to Assassin's Creed-one of the most phenomenal games and a fanbase spanning across the globe.

    Batman:Arkham

  • PS4 Batman:Arkham

    Based on the DC Comics character Batman, Batman:Arkham is a series of action-adventure video games set in Gotham city. These games have become highly successful as well as enjoyable for adults and children alike. Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009) Batman: Arkham City (2011) Batman: Arkham Origins (2013) Batman: Arkham Knight (2015)

    Agatha Christie's The ABC Murder
  •  The ABC Murders Agatha Christie

    Adapted from Agatha Christie's classic novel, this is a game designed to test your sense of adventure and skills in investigations.

    L.A. Noire

     L.A. Noire

  • PlayStation Consoles for Games

     

  • Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) Console 500 GB Edition 

  •  Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) Console 500 GB Edition
  • Displaying outstanding graphics and sound quality, with a rich and impressive gameplay, PlayStation 4 (PS4) is the ultimate experience one can have in interactive gaming world. Comes fully equipped with a 500 GB capacity and 1 controller. Perfect to play your favourites games like Fallout 4, Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA5), Jurassic World and the Marvel Avengers.
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    Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) 1TB Ultimate Player Edition

     Sony Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) 1TB Ultimate Player Edition

    Exceptional performance, style and gaming technology. Thanks to the 1TB of built-in storage, you can download twice as many games and content as the 500 GB edition.

     

    Sony PlayStation 3

     Sony PlayStation 3

    Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a top-of-the-line gaming console, with its successor, PS4, leading the way. Enjoy high-performance gaming with an HDTV display. The gaming technology developed for PS3 renders video at rates previously unheard of for computing devices.

    Sony PlayStation DualShock 4 Controller PlayStation4

     Sony PlayStation DualShock 4 Controller PlayStation4

    Exceptionally accurate control and sensitivity makes the Sony PlayStation DualShock 4 Controller perfect for the spectacular technology in PS4 consoles. The controller also has revolutionary new features such as the touch pad making your gaming experience all the more sensational.

     

    3D Glasses & Digital Accessories for mystery books adapted into films


    If you're looking forward to watching a favourite novel of yours that has been adapted to into a TV Drama or a Hollywood movie in 3D, such as The Hunger Games and Divergent, you'd be glad to have these 3D glasses at hand. They provide clarity and comfort for your 3D entertainment experience.

  • 3D TV and 3D glasses 

     

    Passive and Active 3D glasses

    3D glasses work with 3D TV. These glasses work by providing separate images to each eye. The brain then takes the two different images falling onto both eyes, comobines them into a single image and produces the 3D visual effects.

        3D Glasses

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    There are two types of 3D glasses: Active 3D glasses and Passive 3D glasses.Active 3D glasses do more to produce the effects of a 3D experience, while the passive 3D glasses provide a lower quality image than the active 3D glasses. Although Active 3D glasses are more expensive and require synchronisation with the 3D TV, passive 3D glasses are more user-friendly and simply require the user to wear the glasses to experience 3D visuals.Passive 3D glasses require no synchronisation with the TV.

 

 

 

HDMI Cables

  • If you are looking for your high-definition producing HDMI cables, you may like to consider the best quality HDMI cables available in the market. These enable you to listen or watch your favourite 3D movies or TV show with crystal-clear visual and sound effects. 

    Sandisk memory cards

    Sandisk memory card 200 GB

     

    With the need for amount of data being carried around by us in the form of mystery books and their adaptations to films and games, SanDisk memory cards provide the ultimate solution for storage. They come in different storage sizes, such as 32GB128GB and 200GB. This technology is great for storing your favourite Kindle ebooks, photos and videos in a very compact and practical device.