"The Lovely Bones" Movie Review -- How Close Is It to the Powerful Novel? 


Death and the afterlife are explored in the new film “The Lovely Bones.” Based on the powerful Alice Sebold novel of the same name, the film tells the story of Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan), a 14-year old girl who is raped and murdered by her neighbor, and must protect her family from the afterlife.


Susie finds herself in the ‘in-between,’ a Heaven-like place where she observes her family as they grieve for her. She also watches her killer, George Harvey (the magnificent Stanley Tucci), as he prepares to murder again. Read More...

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