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Maze Runner Movie: Review and Thoughts

Tyler and I went with some friends to see Maze Runner yesterday. Obviously, there will be spoilers below.

So....the movie overall was a pretty good adaptation, but it was just that, an adaptation. The main points of the book were kept, but the details were changed a bit to cater to the people who have not read the book to save time and keep things simple. The Glade and the Maze was as described in the book and the casting was right on.

Details that were not kept:
Thomas and Chuck--didn't get into the relationship as much as the book
Gally--not a traitor, more of a bully towards Thomas, didn't work with the Creators, blamed Thomas for everything changing (instead of Teresa)
Teresa--had two vials of Griever serum with her when she came up from the Box, small part in the movie
Thomas and Teresa--didn't hint at their relationship before the Maze, no mind communication
The Grievers--more spider-like machines than blobs with spikes and metal arms
The Griever hole--not a nearly invisibl…