I’ve reviewed a novelization before here at the Spotlight, and my next Chapter By Chapter review will be another novelization. These books are often based on early versions of the script plus adding their own flair. For example, aliens creating the oxygen machine turning out to be giant sentient ants with a plan as convoluted as the villain’s. They may also add their own ideas to flesh out the book length. It’s why I like them even if I’ve seen the movie. Someday I’d like to do a video review series on them in the (reverse) vein of The Book Was Better or Lost In Adaptation. I.M. Fletcher of Paperback Cinema looks at five rather unusual novelizations and what makes them stand out.