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Monday, April 25, 2016

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN would be better titled: 
WHAT GIRL ON WHICH TRAIN?

OK.   Hmmmmm...

Well, it seems there is a lot of confusion out there these days about what THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN really is.  And no wonder, because it's a 2009 French language film (starring EMILIE DEQUENNE and noted actress CATHERINE DENEUVE)...


THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN is also mistakenly known as GIRL ON A TRAIN, the 2013 novel by writer A.J. WAINES...


THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN is also the best-selling 2015 suspense novel of the same name, written by PAULA HAWKINS...


And THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN is also a new major motion picture coming out October 7th starring two of my fav yummy-girls EMILY BLUNT (Sicario, The Huntsman: Winter's War) and REBECCA FERGUSON (Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation), which is actually based on the HAWKINS novel and not to be confused with the French film THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN.


Schwoooo!  That was hard detective work.  And a stellar example of how title confusion can really mess with readers and movie fans, and also rake in a lot of additional sales for authors and filmmakers, simply because of sheer confusion.  Here's a fine example...


According to an article on WSJ.com:
"Alison Waines didn’t expect her two-year-old psychological thriller to hit it big.
But it suddenly took off this year, selling tens of thousands of copies, climbing to the top of Amazon.com Inc. ’s U.K. and Australian charts for e-book downloads, and becoming a topic of discussion in book clubs.

“I’m making more money than I ever have before,” said the former psychotherapist.

"The plot twist? Many of Ms. Waines’s readers bought the book, “Girl on a Train,” by mistake. They meant to buy “The Girl on the Train,” the best seller by Paula Hawkins that is being made into a movie starring Emily Blunt and Justin Theroux.

"Of roughly 300 reviews on Amazon of Ms. Waines’s 2013 book since Ms. Hawkins published her novel in January, around 40 reference buying the wrong book. Many appear to have read the entire 429-page novel without realizing their error..."

Read the rest of the article on WJS.com:


So...
Let's check out a little more about all of this GIRL and TRAIN madness.
(And let's not even get into THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO insanity.)
(Or GONE GIRL, uhgggg...)

Read Roger Ebert's Movie Review Of The French Film:
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN...

And Watch The Trailer here:



Watch the New 2016 Film Trailer, THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN  Here:




And Last But Not Least...

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN––books or movies–– should not be confused 
with the 2015 comedy film TRAINWRECK...


But Checkout The Trailer Here Anyway:



I Really Hope This Blog Post Helped Straighten out all this 
THE GIRL ON A TRAIN-Wreck Mess.



And judging by this pic online, THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN is
likely to have a porn version soon. :D

 (Sorry, I just couldn't resist.)

1 comment:

  1. For some reason, this film doesn't excite me. I saw the preview and it looked like a made for TV film.

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