Book vs. Film vs. Mini Series: The Shining

Column by Karina Wilson June 26, 2012
King vs. Kubrick vs. King? Who gets to smack who down in the three-way Tragedy of the Overlook Hotel?
'Attack The Block' Director Joe Cornish Signs On For 'Snow Crash'

'Attack The Block' Director Joe Cornish Signs On For 'Snow Crash'

News by Kimberly Turner
There's been talk of a film adaption Neal Stephenson's 'Snow Crash' for years. The latest news: Joe Cornish, director of 2011 cult favorite 'Attack The Block,' will write and direct. Is he up for it?

LURID: Jaws - Back In The Water

Column by Karina Wilson May 29, 2012
Happy Memorial Day! Now's as good a time as any to start thinking about your beach reads for the lazy days of summer 2012. So Lurid takes another look at the much-maligned 1970s bestseller, 'Jaws.'

Great Book, Crap Film: 5 Adaptations That Truly Suck

Column by Cath Murphy April 9, 2012
Great books don't always make great films. Here are five key examples of good books that attempted the jump to the big screen and fell flat on their faces.

Don't Judge A Comic Book By Its Movie

Column by BH Shepherd March 6, 2012
A few great comics to seek out, and why you should avoid their film adaptations.

The Top 10 Book to Film Adaptations That Were Actually Good

Column by John Jarzemsky December 29, 2011
A list of films that have defied the conventions of the old adage "the book is always better!"

Behold! The Unfilmable: The Literary Adaptations of David Cronenberg

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky November 25, 2011
A detailed look at the literary leanings of cult filmmaker, David Cronenberg.

From Silk Purses to Sows’ Ears

Column by Ed Sikov October 28, 2011
When It Comes to Books Made Into Movies, Middlebrow Assumptions Are Invariably Stupid

Book vs. Film: Winter's Bone

Column by Tina Estlin Page October 6, 2011
There’s something moving under, under the ice.