You know the old saying that the book is always better than the movie? Well in this column we put that theory to the test.

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.

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?

Comics vs. Television: "The Boys"

Column by BH Shepherd
A critical comparison of "The Boys" season one and its comic book source material.

Book vs. Film: Very Bore-y Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark

Column by Peter Derk
An extremely professional and not at all drunken review of 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.'

Book vs. Miniseries: "Catch-22"

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

Book vs. Films: "The Birds"

Column by Christopher Shultz
In honor of Daphne du Maurier's birthday, let's take a look at one of her most famous short stories, the Hitchcock film that eclipsed it, and two other adaptations virtually no one knows about.

Comics vs. Television: The Umbrella Academy

Column by BH Shepherd
A comparison of The Umbrella Academy TV show with its comic book origin.

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.

Book vs. Film: "Bird Box"

Column by Christopher Shultz December 28, 2018
How does Susanne Bier's Netflix film stack up to Josh Malerman's debut novel?

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?

Books vs. Miniseries: 'The Stand'

Column by Christopher Shultz September 24, 2018
Does 'The Stand' miniseries do the novel justice, or is it like a bastard, sniveling half-sibling; a disappointment compared to the first-born child?

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?

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: 'Black Klansman' vs. 'BlacKkKlansman'

Column by Max Booth III
A look at Spike Lee's new film and its source material.

Book vs. Film: 'Christine'

Column by Max Booth III June 20, 2018
Stephen King and John Carpenter in the ring - who knocks who out first? The answer may not shock you!

Book vs. Film: 'The Ritual'

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

Book Vs. Film: "-30-" Vs. "They Remain"

Column by Christopher Shultz
How does the very first Laird Barron film adaptation stand up to its source material?

Book vs. Television: What TV's Sheriff Longmire Is Doing Wrong

Column by David Cranmer August 10, 2017
In an age of emphasis on law enforcement tactics, we take a look at the page to screen evolution of Walt Longmire, with expressed concern for the marshal's cavalier approach to policing.

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. Comic vs. Film: "Eight O'Clock in the Morning" vs. "Nada" vs. "They Live"

Column by Christopher Shultz
What better time to re-examine John Carpenter's satire on Reaganomics and its source material?

Book vs. Film: 'The Girl With All The Gifts'

Column by Christopher Shultz February 28, 2017
Don't get so tired of zombies that you miss out on this one.