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
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.
Ballard's 'High Rise' Gets First Trailer

Film Adaptation of Ballard's 'High Rise' Gets First Trailer

News by Peter Derk December 15, 2015
Join Tom Hiddleston for the new adaptation of J.G. Ballard's 'High Rise'.
'The Golden Compass' to Return as Miniseries

'The Golden Compass' to Return as Miniseries

News by Raine Winters
Will this adaptation's fate be the same as the box office flop that was the major motion picture?
American Psycho Musical Coming to Broadway

American Psycho Musical Coming to Broadway

News by Emily Rose Lathrop
Suit up: the American Psycho musical is coming to Broadway this spring. Are you ready to dance with Patrick Bateman?
‘American Gods’ TV Adaptation Begins Production in March

‘American Gods’ TV Adaptation Begins Production in March

News by Raine Winters
… and the world wants to know who will play Shadow Moon!
"The Curse of Downer's Grove"

Bret Easton Ellis-Penned "The Curse of Downer's Grove" Has A Trailer

News by Christopher Shultz July 24, 2015
Based on the novel by Michael Hornburg, the teen horror film releases August 21st.
Starz Officially Orders 'American Gods' Series

Starz Officially Orders 'American Gods' Series

News by Emily Rose Lathrop June 16, 2015
Rejoice! Give thanks to all the pantheons! Starz has officially ordered a series based on Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods. '
Elizabeth Banks in Talks to Direct ‘Red Queen’

Elizabeth Banks in Talks to Direct ‘Red Queen’

News by Riki Cleveland
Fan favorite Elizabeth Banks is in talks to direct the upcoming film adaptation of Victoria Aveyard's 'Red Queen.'
‘Hyperion’ to Become SyFy Event Series

‘Hyperion’ to Become SyFy Event Series

News by Raine Winters June 11, 2015
:::collective yelp of joy:::

Book vs. Film(s): 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers'

Column by Christopher Shultz
Since the publication of Jack Finney's novel 61 years ago, we've seen four film adaptations emerge from his text. What does each movie say about the decade in which it was released?
Cary Fukunaga Exits Stephen King’s ‘It’ Remake

Cary Fukunaga Exits Stephen King’s ‘It’ Remake

News by Raine Winters May 27, 2015
I think I just died a little inside.

From Short Story to Film: How I (Co-)Wrote My First Movie Script

Column by Leah Rhyne May 12, 2015
Taking a short story and turning it into a short film script is even scarier than it sounds...but I lived to tell the tale, and now I'll tell you about it!
Will Poulter Cast as Pennywise in Stephen King's 'It'

Will Poulter Cast as Pennywise in Stephen King's 'It'

News by Emily Rose Lathrop May 6, 2015
Cary Fukunaga has reportedly found his Pennywise.
David Bowie Adapting 'The Man Who Fell to Earth' for the Stage

David Bowie Adapting 'The Man Who Fell to Earth' for the Stage

News by Emily Rose Lathrop
David Bowie's "Lazarus", co-written with Enda Walsh, will be a part of the New York Theatre Workshop's 2015-2016 season.

10 Great Loose Film Adaptations

Column by Christopher Shultz February 20, 2015
The term "loose adaption" can make bookish people cringe. But there are plenty of amazing films that don't religiously stick to the source material. Here are ten.
Norman Mailer's 'The Armies Of The Night' Headed For The Big Screen

Norman Mailer's 'The Armies Of The Night' Headed For The Big Screen

News by Peter Derk
Norman Mailer's genre-bending 'The Armies Of The Night' is slated for film adaptation.

The Two Hours' Traffic of Our Stage: 9 Films You May Not Know are Shakespeare Adaptations

Column by Emily Rose Lathrop
Nine films you may or may not know are based off of Shakespeare plays.

Book vs. Film: Fifty Shades of Grey

Column by Karina Wilson February 13, 2015
The inevitable adaptation of the publishing phenomenon hits theatres this week. Is it bad, bad-good, or good-good? How many beverages do you need to neck before viewing? Mistress Karina finds out.
Paddington Bear

Paddington Gone Wild: Movie Bear Blows G-Rating

News by Peter Derk November 18, 2014
The new Paddington movie is denied the equivalent of a G rating because it contains "dangerous behaviour, mild threat, mild sex references and mild bad language."