10 Awful Movies We Should Turn Into Amazing Novels

Column by Gabino Iglesias
There are many movies out there that are awful but contain elements of greatness. Here are ten I would love to see turned into books at the hands of some of my favorite authors.

9 Times the Book was Better than the Movie

Column by Annie Neugebauer July 9, 2019
Last column I highlighted 9 times the movie was better than the book. Now it's time to balance things out.

Book vs. Miniseries: "Catch-22"

Column by Max Booth III June 12, 2019
Maybe this should have remained a short story.

9 Times the Movie was Better than the Book

Column by Annie Neugebauer June 10, 2019
The book was better than the movie. The book is always better than the movie. Except when it’s not.

8 Books You Should Read Before Seeing The Movie This Awards Season

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Eight films based on books that have been nominated for awards this season. Have you read and/or watched them? Is the book better? Weigh in with your thoughts!

Book vs. Film: 'Die Hard'. Plus An End To The Christmas Movie Debate

Column by Peter Derk
'Die Hard': A terrible book, great movie, and raging Christmastime debate.

Wait, 'A Christmas Story' Was A Book?

Column by Peter Derk
The tale of Jean Shepherd and his Christmas reminiscences is weird and wonderful.

Book vs. Films: "The Haunting Of Hill House"

Column by Christopher Shultz
How do the three screen adaptations of Shirley Jackson's seminal haunted house novel stack up to their source material?

Book vs. Miniseries: "Sharp Objects"

Column by Max Booth III September 11, 2018
Gillian Flynn is amazing and here's why.

Book vs. Film: "The Little Stranger" - When Interpretation Goes Too Far

Column by Annie Neugebauer September 5, 2018
How does the movie version of "The Little Stranger" stand up to the brilliance of Sarah Waters' beloved gothic novel?

Primer: What You Need to Know About Steve Alten’s ‘Meg’ Series Before Seeing the Movie

Column by Meredith Borders August 10, 2018
"The Meg" is in theaters today. Bone up on the research!

The 10 Best Modern Shakespeare Adaptations

Column by Meredith Borders
On the Bard's bday, we've chosen our favorite Shakespeare movies set in modern times.

13 Tips on Plowing Through 'IT' (or any long book) In A Few Days

Column by Peter Derk August 31, 2017
You've only got a few days to read 'IT' before the movie hits. You can do it. Take it from me, with a little help, you'll make it.

Why Remakes (including Stephen King's 'IT') Stoke Creative Storytelling

Column by Justin Hunter
Remakes might suck visually. They might steal a piece of your childhood and give it away to someone else. But remakes allow a story to live on long past its expiration date. And that's a good thing.

7 Highly Anticipated Book Adaptations of 2017

Column by Max Booth III
Why read the book when you can just watch the movie, right? [ducks tomato]

10 Great Horror Books That Will Never Be Movies

Column by Gabino Iglesias November 18, 2016
Some horror books prove that not every novel can be turned into a film.
Don DeLillo's 'White Noise' Coming To Film

Don DeLillo's 'White Noise' Coming To Film

News by Peter Derk
Hitler studies, consumerism, and toxic clouds: Don DeLillo's 'White Noise' is coming to theaters near you.

8 of the Worst (and Best) Book-to-Film Adaptations

Column by Raine Winters August 19, 2016
Dear Hollywood: Please stop destroying my favorite books.

What's the Big Deal about 'Ben-Hur'?

Column by Ed Sikov August 19, 2016
The novel 'Ben-Hur' has been adapted seven times for stage, screen, and TV. Why? What makes this 1880 novel so adaptable and enduring?
‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ to Receive Film Treatment

‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ to Receive Film Treatment

News by Raine Winters
What will readers think of this new adaptation?
Thank Heavens: New 'American Gods' Trailer

Thank Heavens: New 'American Gods' Trailer

News by Peter Derk July 28, 2016
Magic, mystery, and sledgehammers: the new trailer for Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods' is here.
Chuck Palahniuk’s ‘Survivor’ Receives TV Treatment

Chuck Palahniuk’s ‘Survivor’ Receives TV Treatment

News by Raine Winters June 24, 2016
Fingers crossed that this will be good, guys.
Ron Howard Set To Direct Neal Stephenson's 'Seveneves'

Ron Howard Set To Direct Neal Stephenson's 'Seveneves'

News by Peter Derk
Director Ron Howard is taking on Neal Stephenson's 'Seveneves.'
First Trailer Released for Live Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

First Trailer Released for Live Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

News by Raine Winters
Disney has officially invited us all to be their guests.