Epic TV Series are gripping TV shows that chronicle grand stories of monarchs, rebels, armies, and apocalyptic events. The Epic has a long history in film, but only in recent years has the Epic come to television. And in a spectacular way. Beginning with the incomparable Game of Thrones, this is true Epic Theater.Read More
Based On A Book
Sandra Bullock has an innately likeable screen presence. She comes across as the immensely fun and pretty neighbor who grew up across the street from you. In 2009, Bullock was in three movies, two of which were huge, and one of those won her an Academy Award. 2009 was the year of The Proposal, All About Steve, and The Blind Side. The Proposal was a lot of fun, and then there was The Blind Side.Read More
Hollywood is adapting a slew of non-fiction and fiction books into films. If you like to read books before the film adaptation releases, then you're in for a treat. Instead of covering books adapted to film in 2017, I thought I'd focus on the highly-anticipated adaptations of bestsellers coming to movie theaters in 2018.
Get ready to plan your reading schedule so you can be prepared to watch some amazing films, from old childhood favorites like Peter Rabbit to romantic dramas like Fifty Shades Freed to sci-fi spectacles like Ready Player One.Read More
By Amy Chesler
As a literary lover, it’s always a thrill to see a story that I’ve seen play out in my mind come to life on screen. But sometimes, the movies just don’t cut it. Whether the characters fall flat, or the interpretation of the story is off, there are some reworkings that don’t meet expectations. Here are my five least favorite page-turners-turned-movies.Read More
By Joules Dellinger
One of my friends recently posted the movie trailer for Ready Player One. She said the book was so awesome and she was worried about the movie totally ruining the story. I’m typically one of those "book is always better" people, so I decided to read the book before the movie comes out so I can compare it for myself.
This bit of homework made me think… what movies were actually BETTER than the book they were based on? In my totally biased opinion, here are my top 5:Read More