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The Best of 2014: Books that became movies

NPR Books

The Best of 2014 is a series of posts in which I talk about a different topic each day this week. Today’s topic will be adaptations. 218 more words

More Adaptations From the Work of JK Rowling

Isn’t eight Potter movies enough? Along with the upcoming Potter spinoff? Obviously not. But really, is there any person out there who doesn’t want all her work adapted in some form? 193 more words

"Anne of Green Gables" Goes Digital

I’m a big fan of all the digital literary adaptations online right now and am currently following several. Most are adapted in a modern setting, and provide a fun twist on old favorites. 197 more words

Literary Adaptations

Censoring Ken Russell's 'The Devils'

From The Hollywood Reporter
1:03 PM PST 11/25/2014 by Etan Vlessing

Guillermo del Toro Slams Warner Bros. for Censoring Ken Russell’s ‘The Devils’

The director said the studio has blocked the DVD and Blu-ray release in North America… 390 more words


"Wild Theatricals" - Little Women Adaptations

I always love finding out that one of my favorite books is being adapted for film. Oh, there are always details to quibble over, and sometimes a literary masterpiece truly… 620 more words


We Never Liked That Damn Book Anyway!

Here’s an interesting paradox–Hollywood likes to purchase literary properties, then films unfaithful versions of them. It’s rather like that scene in “The Magic Christian” where Peter Sellers’ satanic multi-millionaire wants to purchase only the eye cut from a valuable painting. 841 more words

'Lo Lolita

Lolita (1962), dir Stanley Kubrick, w/ James Mason (Humbert Humbert), Peter Sellars (Clare Quilty), Shelley WInters (Mrs. Haze), Sue Lyon ( 457 more words