'Ex Machina' and the Reinvention of the Femme Fatale

Column by Christopher Shultz June 4, 2015
Alex Garland's directorial debut isn't just science fiction, it's also film noir. While this pairing isn't new, the femme fatale definitely is.
Infinite Best? New Trailer For David Foster Wallace Movie

Infinite Best? New Trailer For David Foster Wallace Movie

News by Peter Derk
A new trailer has been released for 'The End of the Tour', the David Foster Wallace movie starring Jason Segel.
Cary Fukunaga Exits Stephen King’s ‘It’ Remake

Cary Fukunaga Exits Stephen King’s ‘It’ Remake

News by Raine Winters May 27, 2015
I think I just died a little inside.
Unpublished Orson Welles Memoir Found at the University of Michigan

Unpublished Orson Welles Memoir Found at the University of Michigan

News by Emily Rose Lathrop
The University of Michigan special collections library has unpacked an unpublished memoir by Orson Welles.
Paul Tremblay's 'A Head Full Of Ghosts' Film Rights Sold

Paul Tremblay's 'A Head Full Of Ghosts' Debuts In A Month, Film Rights Sold At Auction

News by Peter Derk May 7, 2015
Focus Features wins rights to Paul Tremblay's 'A Head Full Of Ghosts' at auction.
Will Poulter Cast as Pennywise in Stephen King's 'It'

Will Poulter Cast as Pennywise in Stephen King's 'It'

News by Emily Rose Lathrop May 6, 2015
Cary Fukunaga has reportedly found his Pennywise.
‘13 Little Blue Envelopes’ Optioned For Film

‘13 Little Blue Envelopes’ Optioned For Film

News by Riki Cleveland
Exciting film news for social media-savvy young adult author Maureen Johnson.

Marvel Movie Preview: Avengers 2, CapAm 3, and More!!

Column by Brandon Tietz
Want to know what's coming up in the new Marvel movies but don't want to wait? We've got some spoiler-heavy info.

'The Babadook': A Lesson In Subtext

Column by Christopher Shultz April 10, 2015
One of 2014's most celebrated films may seem like just a slick, supernatural tale, but there's so much more going on between the lines.
Where the Bird Sings Best

Bookshots: 'Where the Bird Sings Best' by Alejandro Jodorowsky

Review by Christopher Shultz April 6, 2015
The acclaimed artist presents his familial history through his own avant-garde lens.
Chuck Palahniuk Sells Film Rights to Lullaby

Chuck Palahniuk Sells Film Rights to Lullaby

News by Raine Winters March 24, 2015
The popular novel is set to get the indie filmmaker treatment!

The Strange History of Cinderella

Column by Christopher Shultz
Disney's squeaky-clean blonde princess has some dark roots.
J-Lo Movie Spurs Viral Internet Quest to Find Book that Doesn’t Exist

J-Lo Movie Spurs Viral Internet Quest to Find Book that Doesn’t Exist

News by Raine Winters
A first edition copy of 'The Iliad' isn’t real, people.

10 Great Loose Film Adaptations

Column by Christopher Shultz February 20, 2015
The term "loose adaption" can make bookish people cringe. But there are plenty of amazing films that don't religiously stick to the source material. Here are ten.
Norman Mailer's 'The Armies Of The Night' Headed For The Big Screen

Norman Mailer's 'The Armies Of The Night' Headed For The Big Screen

News by Peter Derk
Norman Mailer's genre-bending 'The Armies Of The Night' is slated for film adaptation.

The Two Hours' Traffic of Our Stage: 9 Films You May Not Know are Shakespeare Adaptations

Column by Emily Rose Lathrop
Nine films you may or may not know are based off of Shakespeare plays.

The Third Hobbit Movie Made Me Sad and Hollywood's New Addiction For Splitting Adaptations Sucks

Column by Rob Hart February 16, 2015
The third Hobbit movie pretty definitely proves: The new trend of splitting small books into multiple movies isn't doing the source material any favors. Will it end? (Probably not.)

Book vs. Film: Fifty Shades of Grey

Column by Karina Wilson February 13, 2015
The inevitable adaptation of the publishing phenomenon hits theatres this week. Is it bad, bad-good, or good-good? How many beverages do you need to neck before viewing? Mistress Karina finds out.

The Anti-Love: 10 Great Fictional Nemeses

Column by Kelly Thompson February 6, 2015
All we hear about in February is love, love, love. Well I say BOO to that. Let's talk about the anti-love...let's talk about great nemesis pairings in media!
David Fincher and James Ellroy Plan HBO Noir Series

UPDATED: David Fincher and James Ellroy's HBO Noir Series A Go

News by Joshua Chaplinsky December 19, 2014
The future of "Must Watch" TV.

Twelve Twisted Tales For Christmas

Column by Christopher Shultz December 15, 2014
Ghosts, paranoid a-holes, junkies, jewel thiefs, killer Santas, and secret societies: these and more spell out Christmas for the weirdoes!
Aunt May Movie?

The Amazing Spider-Man's Amazing Aunt: The Movie?

News by Peter Derk
Rumors are flying about an Aunt May feature film.
Bookshots: 'Our Secret Life in the Movies' by Michael McGriff and J.M. Tyree

Bookshots: 'Our Secret Life in the Movies' by Michael McGriff and J.M. Tyree

Review by Ed Sikov
A review of new fiction by Michael McGriff and J.M. Tyree

Ten More Well-Written Horror Films

Column by Christopher Shultz October 31, 2014
One year later...IT RETURNS!!!!
Alex Garland Ex Machina

Author Alex Garland Is Now A Film Director

News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 30, 2014
The official teaser trailer for 'Ex Machina', the directorial debut of Alex Garland, is now online.