Tagged: adaptation

New trailer for Dark Places, starring Charlize Theron 0

New ‘Dark Places’ trailer

The trailer for Dark Places, the adaptation of the bestselling novel by Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn is here. The film opens theatrically this August. SYNOPSIS: Libby Day (Charlize Theron) was only seven years...

Orange is the New Black on Netflix 0

Do the time for ‘Orange is the New Black’

The new Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is The New Black held me prisoner for two days as I binge-watched this addicting new series, based on the book of the same title, written by Piper...

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‘Life of Pi’ a visual masterpiece

I mentioned to a friend of mine that I was going to see Life of Pi and she was adamant that I read the book before venturing off to see this film. Like most...

Jennifer Lawrence stars as 'Katniss Everdeen' in THE HUNGER GAMES. Photo credit: Murray Close 0

‘The Hunger Games’ a spectacular adaptation

Let’s face it, Hollywood rarely succeeds in making a book-to-screen adaptation that lives up to the original. Even True Blood, one of my favorite shows, takes quite a few creative liberties with Charlaine Harris’...

Owen and Abby meet on the jungle guy in Matt Reeves' Let Me In 0

Let Me In far exceeds expectations

When people heard director Matt Reeves was remaking Let The Right One In, the popular vampire movie from Sweden, there was an immediate uproar. People were afraid it would be Americanized and dumbed down....

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Scott Pilgrim vs the World is a knock out

I’m just gonna go ahead and say it: Scott Pilgrim vs the World is one of my favorite movies this year. The quick editing, unique visual style, impressive cast and seeing Michael Cera take...