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3 Book Adaptations that Actually Rock

I’m sure I’m not the only reader who has felt betrayed by a bad movie or TV adaptation of a favorite book (The SyFy Earthsea… 607 more words

Literature

Capsule review: 'Trash' is an energetic and gritty crime thriller

If there’s one prime thing I’ve noticed about the way we produce films, it’s that we’ve rendered ourselves unable to make films of certain things. 596 more words

Ella

Magic Is A Drug In The First Trailer For Syfy's New Series 'The Magicians'


Earlier this month, Syfy announced their decision to greenlight a 12-episode season for The Magicians, a new series based on Lev Grossman’s bestselling trilogy of books. 80 more words

TV

Review: Far from the Madding Crowd

Again, further cinematic proof that moustaches are a sign of evil.

Was it the promise of border collies, handsome shepherds, a female boss (in both senses of the phrase) or Michael Sheen (take all judgement elsewhere) that made me want to see Far from the Madding Crowd? 280 more words

Shock Horor It's Contemporary

When making a movie from a book, why do they leave some/most of the book out of the movie?

Answer by Jon Ferreira:

Overview
Writing a screenplay or a play from source material like a book or even real life requires a significant amount of editing and cutting material.

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Film & Television Reviews

Mean Girls

Before watching the movie:

I’m fairly certain there were girls’ clique stories before Mean Girls, and of course many more after and because of it. 803 more words

Comedy

Top 5 Wednesday: Books I'd Want to See as TV Shows

This is a topic made for me. My general opinion is ‘it should have been a tv show’ whenever I see a book-to-movie adaptation, so… this is gonna be fun :D… 600 more words

Books