Ender’s Game — What to Expect from the Film Adaptation

By Wesley Sharer

Ender's Game, which we recommended as part of our Summer Reading Challenge, is a 1985 science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card, which was recently adapted for the big screen after years of failed attempts.

If you haven't read the book or seen the movie, I'd readily recommend both. The book is easily accessible and doesn't feel dated, despite being written almost thirty years ago. On the other hand, you don't need to read the book to understand the movie, and it has everything a sci-fi enthusiast needs, from spaceships to aliens to giant laser beams. They're also both in...

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