It was sooo good! We went opening weekend, and to an early show. We showed up only 30 minutes before showtime and had great seats. But the movie...the movie lived up to all the hype. And it was amazingly close to the book. A few changes were made for cinematic appeal, so I get that, but it was still very good! If you haven't, you should check it out...or wait 'til it comes out on DVD!