Book vs. Film: 'Christine'

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

The 8 Keys To A Good Heist Story

Column by Peter Derk
With "Ocean's 8" in theaters this weekend, let's take a look at what makes a good heist story work.

Project Redlight: Part 2

Column by David James Keaton May 24, 2018
The continuing adventures of David James Keaton in the screen(writing) trade.

4 Mary Shelley Facts You Might Not Have Known

Column by Emmanuel Nataf May 23, 2018
In the run-up to the release of the new Mary Shelley film starring Elle Fanning, we look a little closer at some of the lesser-known facts surrounding the life and work of the "Frankenstein" author.

Project Redlight: Part I

Column by David James Keaton
One man's adventures in the screen(writing) trade.

The Subtle Beauty of A Quiet Place's Gender-Trope Upheaval

Column by Leah Rhyne May 7, 2018
The movie "A Quiet Place" is a great example of taking stereotypical gender tropes in a horror flick and turning them upside down.

If Classic Novels Were More Like Blockbuster Movies

Column by Peter Derk
Ever find yourself in the middle of a so-called classic that feels like it lacks oomph? Boredom is the disease, and we've got the cure!

Analyzing The Last Two Decades of Online Film Criticism

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at the last 20 years of the online film criticism community through the lens of Jeremy Smith's upcoming book "When It Was Cool".

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.

Speculation On The Upcoming Marvel Movies

Column by Peter Derk
What will the six unnamed Marvel movies be? We dunno. But we can make some good guesses. And some really, really bad ones.

How 'The Westing Game' Inspired 'Ready Player One' Thirty Years Later

Column by Meredith Borders
"The Westing Game" turns thirty this year, and it just so happens to be the inspiration behind this month's biggest blockbuster.

Book vs. Film: 'The Ritual'

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

Revisiting Brian Garfield’s “Death Wish”

Column by Max Booth III
A look back at Garfield's blood-soaked meditation on vigilantism.

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?

The Two Lukes: Comparing and Contrasting 'Dark Empire' and 'The Last Jedi'

Column by Bart Bishop February 15, 2018
A look back at the portrayal of Luke Skywalker in 'Dark Empire' as compared to 'The Last Jedi.'

7 Highly Anticipated Book Adaptations for 2018

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

Shakin’ in my Boots: 13 Horror Films with Roots in Texas

Column by Annie Neugebauer
From crooked hillbillies to Mexican vampires to Satan-worshiping cults, here are 13 horror films set in Texas to add to your watch list.

Castration Anxiety and the Monstrous-Feminine in 'Thor: Ragnarok'

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at the gender politics of 'Thor: Ragnarok,' specifically in relation to Hela.

Gory, Bizarre, Cheesy Horror Movies and Their Book Matches Pt. 2

Column by Peter Derk
Malls that menstruate and chop, horror nerd argument material, the best blood in the biz and, of course, none other than Chuck Tingle.

5 Reasons Jigsaw is the Perfect Writing Mentor

Column by Christoph Paul
Forget an MFA, Jigsaw will be your writing mentor for free.

Gory, Bizarre, Cheesy Horror Movies and Their Book Matches Pt. 1

Column by Peter Derk October 26, 2017
Are you a fan of horror movies like 'The Stuff,' 'Suspiria," or 'Frankenhooker?' Then you'll want to check out these book pairings.

5 Bizarro Books That Should Be Movies

Column by Christoph Paul October 16, 2017
Hollywood needs to go bizarro and make these five movies.

Road Trip Horror: 'A Good Man is Hard to Find' and 'Nocturnal Animals'

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at Flannery O'Connor's short story "A Good Man is Hard to Find" and the movie 'Nocturnal Animals' as the Beginning and End of a Subgenre.

What Writers Can Learn From the Films of Darren Aronofsky

Column by Christoph Paul September 15, 2017
5 takeaways from Aronofsky's inspiring film catalogue.