Background Noise: The Netflix Category Every Writer Desperately Needs

Column by Max Booth III
Increase your productivity by watching Netflix.

Life Moves Pretty Fast: How the 'Ghostbusters' Remake Proves Comedies Aren't the Same Anymore

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at Hadley Freeman's book 'Life Moves Pretty Fast' and its discussion of how '80s comedies have changed, with an emphasis on 'Ghostbusters' 2016.

10 Horror Movies I Wish Were Novels

Column by Gabino Iglesias May 1, 2017
Most of your favorite horror movies are novel adaptations. Here are the movies I wish I could read.

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?
Float On: New Trailer for ‘It’ Released

Float On: New Trailer for ‘It’ Released

News by Peter Derk March 29, 2017
A new trailer for 'It' (2017) is here!

10 Books About Fictional Films and Filmmakers

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky February 23, 2017
Fiction is stranger than truth in these fabricated cinematic histories.

Lucas and Star Wars: Why Properties Shouldn't Continue Beyond Their Creators

Column by Bart Bishop February 14, 2017
An argument for fictional properties not continuing beyond their original creators.

Book vs. Film: 'Tony & Susan' vs. 'Nocturnal Animals'

Column by Christopher Shultz January 31, 2017
There are changes necessary in the adaptation process, and then there are changes that are avoidable

Why People Shouldn't Fear Academic Essay Collections

Column by Bart Bishop January 24, 2017
A look at how to get your academic essay published, and why they're not as inaccessible to read as the layman might think.

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]

Dystropia: A Family Moves Into THEIR WORST NIGHTMARE!!!

Column by Christopher Shultz January 17, 2017
In the realm of horror, there are haunted houses all over the country just waiting for new tenants to gobble up. Be careful not to steer your characters into this nightmarish trope.

It Could Be Worse: Five Nightmare Dystopias

Column by BH Shepherd
A look at some of the worst places to live from fiction, movies and games.

What Works & What Doesn't: "Gremlins"

Column by Christopher Shultz December 19, 2016
Is this the ultimate comedy creature feature?

Storyville: 10 Neo-Noir Films to Influence Your Fiction

Column by Richard Thomas November 30, 2016
10 Neo-Noir Films to Influence Your Fiction

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.

What Works & What Doesn't: 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'

Column by Christopher Shultz
Even the lightest of comedies have villains.

Well-Written Horror Films: Part IV

Column by Christopher Shultz October 19, 2016
Looking for scares alongside quality storytelling? Look no further...
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?

What Makes the Original 'Ghostbusters' So Special?

Column by BH Shepherd August 8, 2016
A look at what made the original "Ghostbusters" a classic, and how the new movie measures up.

Storyville: Introducing Your Children to Horror

Column by Richard Thomas July 25, 2016
A guide to turning your kids on to horror.
Trailer Released For 'Author: The JT Leroy Story'

Trailer Released For 'Author: The JT Leroy Story'

News by Peter Derk
Hold onto your alter egos! New trailer released for 'Author: The JT Leroy Story."