"The ABCs of Death" children's book

Children's Book Based on Gruesome Horror Anthology 'The ABCs of Death' Now Available!

News by Christopher Shultz
Kids and grown-ups alike will revel in every illustrated page of this macabre little book.
CoverGirl Hunger Games-Inspired Make-Up

‘Hunger Games’ Makeup? Now I’ve Seen it All!

News by Dean Fetzer May 24, 2013
CoverGirl has signed a sponsorship deal with Lionsgate to produce a new line of cosmetics called the ‘Capitol Collection’.

From Screen to Screen: 5 Mobile Screenwriting Apps for Tablets and Smartphones

Column by Christopher Shultz May 23, 2013
Have a movie kicking around in your head, but you're rarely home? Start writing that film while you're on the go with these handy applications.
Trailer for James Franco's 'As I Lay Dying'

Trailer for James Franco's 'As I Lay Dying' Released

News by Christopher Shultz May 14, 2013
The Man, the Myth, the Legend: Franco! He can do anything, even adapt Faulkner's unfilmable novel to the screen. It looks like he did a pretty decent job.
Max Brooks Publicly Disses 'World War Z' Movie

Max Brooks Publicly Disses 'World War Z' Movie

News by Christopher Shultz May 10, 2013
The compiler of the zombie apocalypse's oral history doesn't like what Hollywood did with his story, and now he's speaking out.
"Ender's Game" trailer

Just Released: First ‘Ender’s Game’ Trailer

News by Dean Fetzer May 8, 2013
See the trailer for the movie based on Orson Scott Card’s cherished novel.
Out of Print documentary

‘Out of Print’ Explores “Sad Future of Reading and eBooks”

News by Dean Fetzer May 1, 2013
Paper books are still alive and well, but a new documentary called ‘Out of Print’ about the death of eBooks and paper books debuted last week at Tribeca.
Gus Van Sant 'Fifty Shades' Test Reel

Gus Van Sant Shoots 'Fifty Shades' Test Reel

News by Christopher Shultz April 24, 2013
The filmmaker has eyes on bringing E.L. James' novel to the big screen, and he's got a steamy sex scene on camera to prove it.

Crossing the Rubicon: A Steve Erickson Primer

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
A kick in the pants for the hemhawers, pussyfooters, and the uninitiated. Jump off that cliff!

'Cujo' To Be Remade Sometime This Year

News by Christopher Shultz April 15, 2013
With King adaptations and remakes a plenty, why not redo the one about the rabid dog?

Library Love: Five Libraries In Film You'll Never Forget

Column by Stephanie Bonjack April 12, 2013
Sometimes, a library scene in a film stays with us longer than the film itself. What's your favorite library moment from the big screen?
Shining prequel: Overlook Hotel

Warner Bros. Planning A Prequel to 'The Shining'

News by Christopher Shultz April 12, 2013
The upcoming film will explore events prior to the Torrance family's arrival at The Overlook Hotel.
James McAvoy Filth

New Trailer For Irvine Welsh Adaptation Shows James McAvoy Engaged in Some 'Filth'

News by Christopher Shultz April 11, 2013
Coming this fall, we'll see Welsh's 1998 book come alive, in all its filthy glory.

Roger Ebert Dies at 70

Column by Ed Sikov April 5, 2013
An appreciation of the most famous film critic in the world.
DC supervillains documentary

DC Comics To Release Documentary About Supervillains

News by Christopher Shultz March 27, 2013
The film will examine several nefarious characters and their broader context in the world of comics.
Tarantino Films as Classic Paperbacks

Tarantino Films as Classic Paperbacks

News by Christopher Shultz March 26, 2013
Ever wonder what popular movies by a provocative filmmaker would look like if displayed on the dime rack in a pharmacy? One artist imagined just such a thing, and the results are stunning.

High Priest of the Godless: A Jim Thompson Primer

Column by Craig Clevenger March 20, 2013
Jim Thompson was a seminal writer of American noir fiction who's finally gaining recognition he's long deserved.
Danny Boyle to Shoot Trainspotting Sequel

Danny Boyle Plans to Shoot Trainspotting Sequel in 2016

News by Christopher Shultz March 11, 2013
The director feels confident he can regroup the original cast, including Ewan McGregor, with a solid script. Is he right?
Trailer for Joss Whedon’s ‘‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Trailer for Joss Whedon’s "Much Ado About Nothing" Released

News by Dean Fetzer March 11, 2013
Joss Whedon’s low-budget ‘noir comedy’ version of ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ is due to be released in June — the first trailer has just been released.

A Literary History Of Oz

Column by Kimberly Turner March 8, 2013
With today's release of Disney's Oz prequel, it's time to look at the literary legacy of L. Frank Baum's weird and wonderful land. At 42 books and counting, the story of Oz is bigger than you think.
Three More Short Films From Alan Moore & Mitch Jenkins

Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins Releasing Three More Shorts

News by Dean Fetzer
At a recent appearance, the duo talked about forthcoming short films connected to ‘Jimmy’s End’ and ‘Act of Faith’.
Craig Clevenger's 'Dermaphoria' Headed for the Big Screen

Craig Clevenger's 'Dermaphoria' Headed for the Big Screen

News by Christopher Shultz March 8, 2013
The second novel from the LitReactor favorite will serve as a documentarian's narrative feature debut.
Joe Wright to direct adaptation of new Neil Gaiman

Director of ‘Atonement’ and ‘Pride and Predjudice’ to Take on New Gaiman Book

News by Dean Fetzer
Joe Wright, who’s done his fair share of book to movie adaptations, is being linked with the film version of ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’, Neil Gaiman’s latest.

Book vs. Film: Warm Bodies

Column by Meredith Borders February 22, 2013
The zom-rom-com book faces off against the zom-rom-com movie.

10 Reasons Why Dredd Is The Best Comic Book Movie Of 2012 You Didn't See

Column by Kelly Thompson February 7, 2013
In a year with box office busting comic book films like "The Avengers" and "The Dark Knight Rises," it was tough to be the little guy, but "Dredd" has real staying power and here's why...