EMMA. is a Charming, Self-Aware Adaptation of Jane Austen's Work

Column by Karis Rogerson
The trailer left Karis Rogerson uncertain how she would feel about the latest adaptation. The movie itself left her very satisfied.

"P.S. I Still Love You" is All About Love and Heartbreak, in the Cutest Way

Column by Karis Rogerson
The sequel to "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" is finally out, and writer Karis Rogerson talks about the best parts of the movie.

Book vs. Film: "Caging Skies" vs. "Jojo Rabbit"

Column by Christopher Shultz
The differences between the novel and the film are night and day, yet they deliver the same crucial anti-hate message.

Count Dracula: Misunderstood Monster, Bloodsucking Bastard, And Everything In-Between

Column by Christopher Shultz January 6, 2020
The Count began life as straight-up bad guy, but now his role in pop-culture is a lot more complicated.

Her Dark Materials: Raising Inner Demons To Craft Complex Villains

Column by Amanda Bender
An analysis of Mrs. Coulter in the recent TV adaptation of "His Dark Materials" shows writers how to craft complex villains.

Book vs Film: "In The Tall Grass"

Column by Christopher Shultz November 18, 2019
The novella from Stephen King and Joe Hill gets a Netflix original adaptation.

Movies Are Not The Ultimate Form Of Books

Column by Peter Derk November 13, 2019
Books are not the larval stage of stories that achieve their final form when they become movies.

Book vs. Film vs. Series: "The Handmaid's Tale"

Column by Christopher Shultz
The novel is a classic, the series is excellent...and then there's the film.

Book vs. Minisieries vs. Films: It - The Special Beverly Edition

Column by Christopher Shultz
You will never see sewer sex on the screen, and that's a good thing...but have the filmmakers replaced it with anything better?

7 Podcast Adaptations You Should Know About

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
With big sensations such as Amazon Prime’s "Homecoming" rocking the screen as we speak, it's time for you to meet the next biggest podcasts-turned-TV-shows-and-films.

The Shaky Return And Possible Season 2 Missteps Of "American Gods"

Column by Christopher Shultz
After a troubled production behind the scenes, "American Gods" finally made its way back onto the airwaves. But was it worth the wait?

Book vs. Film: "If Beale Street Could Talk"

Column by Christopher Shultz
Barry Jenkins's follow up to "Moonlight" is a beautiful and faithful adaptation of James Baldwin's novel — with one key change.

A Guide to the Literary And Cinematic References in 'Castle Rock'

Column by Christopher Shultz
For anyone needing a deep dive into the Stephen King universe and how it connects to the new Hulu series.

Book vs. Film: "To All the Boys I've Loved Before"

Column by Karis Rogerson
The adaptation is not a perfect match to the book. It's a new creation, a sister, and perfect in its own way.

Book vs. Film: 'The Ritual'

Column by Max Booth III
Comparing Adam Nevill's novel and its recent film adaptation.

'Veronica Mars' Should Continue…In Book Form

Column by Meredith Borders February 12, 2018
Sure, we’d all love another movie. But where the once-teen detective really shines these days is on the page.

7 Highly Anticipated Book Adaptations for 2018

Column by Max Booth III
Books...but as MOVIES?!? What will they think of next?

Why Coming of Age Crime Stories Work So Well

Column by Justin Hunter
The movie adaptation of 'The November Criminals' reminds us that coming of age crime stories are the best kinds of stories.

Three Things That Will Tank The Dark Tower Movie For Fans Of The Books

Column by David Cranmer June 22, 2017
With the movie adaptation of 'The Dark Tower' coming out in August, many reverent fans of the book series have high expectations from the filmmakers. Hollywood better not screw it up.

Book vs. Film vs. Film: 'Trucks' vs. 'Maximum Overdrive' vs. 'Trucks'

Column by Christopher Shultz
Keep your brains for the story, check 'em at the door for the film, then pine for their cells after watching the TV movie.

Book vs. Film: 'Tony & Susan' vs. 'Nocturnal Animals'

Column by Christopher Shultz January 31, 2017
There are changes necessary in the adaptation process, and then there are changes that are avoidable

Your Guide to the 2016 Tony Awards

Column by Emily Rose Lathrop June 8, 2016
A breakdown of the plays and musicals nominated at the 70th annual Tony Awards

Book vs. Film: 'High-Rise'

Column by Emily Rose Lathrop May 31, 2016
Ben Wheatley's new adaptation of J.G. Ballard's "High-Rise" finally released in the United States this month. How does it stack up against the novel?
New Trailer For The BFG Movie

New Trailer For The BFG Movie

News by Peter Derk
Giants, disgusting fruits, and kitties. The new BFG trailer is here.
'The Dark Tower' Movie Is Definitely, Really, Totally A Thing

'The Dark Tower' Movie Is Definitely, Really, Totally A Thing

News by Peter Derk
'The Dark Tower' movie? It's real. It's happening. It's time to celebrate.