It feels good to be back! After 19 months, films are once again back in theaters! It’s time for this blog to return to its original purpose, to let you know about new film adaptations as they hit the big (and small) screen.
Did you know that scholars are uncertain as to Shakespeare’s actual birthday? We have a record of his baptism on April 26, 1564 and a burial marker that states he was 52 when he passed, but no more physical evidence to go on.
January is the cruelest month for movies based on books—or movies in general, for that matter. The weakest releases typically happen in the early months of the year, far away from the summer and holiday blockbuster seasons.
Here in L.A. we had a wet Thanksgiving and we probably won’t have a white Christmas, but we can still take part in that old tradition—big-budget holiday movies. December looks like a pretty mixed bag in terms of movies based on books—there are a few possible sugarplums and some likely lumps of coal.
Put away the plastic skeletons and styrofoam headstones. November is upon us—let the holiday film season begin. There’s always a slew of major releases that come out this time of year, so read on for a sneak peek of brand-new movies that are based on books!
There’s not much going on this month in terms of new movies based on books. There’s Joker and The Addams Family, but those are based on comic book/cartoon characters, not book-length works of fiction.
If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.
Matt Porterfield has written and directed four feature films, all set in his hometown of Baltimore. His latest, Sollers Point, tells the story of a young man just released from prison and living under house arrest with his father.