#book vs. movie

Trailer for C.O.G., adapted from David Sedaris’ NAKED

Get excited, Sedaris fans! C.O.G., adapted from an essay in the hilarious collection Naked, is coming to a big screen ...

Is the Movie Better Than the Book?

  For the most part, we know that the book is usually better than the movie. However, there are a ...

New Trailer for ENDER’S GAME

Now with a lot more Harrison Ford! What do you think, friends? Excited to see a classic come to the ...

Poll: Which Is Going to Be the Best Movie: GONE GIRL, SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE, or WILD?

We’ve had big literary adaptation news over the last couple of weeks about three pretty awesome projects: Gone Girl, Slaughterhouse-Five, ...

New Trailer for CATCHING FIRE Revealed at San Diego Comic-Con

The countdown to Catching Fire‘s November 22nd release continues. Are the odds ever in this trailer’s favor?

17 Movies Starring Books

We’ve done movies starring libraries and movies starring bookstores, and now it is time for the final chapter in our ...

Gatsby vs. Gatsby: Comparing the 1974 Film and Baz Luhrmann’s Adaptation

In the past seven days, I’ve seen two film versions of The Great Gatsby: first I went to see Baz ...

5 Books for Baz Luhrmann’s Next Adaptation

Baz Luhrmann is the man who brought aquarium cute-meets and methamphetamines (not to mention a plus sign!!) to Romeo and ...

The Trailer for James Franco’s AS I LAY DYING Movie Adaptation

Look, y’all, I know I’m supposed to roll my eyes at all things James Franco, but this actually looks…not terrible. ...

Am I the Only Person on the Internet Who Liked the Great Gatsby Movie?

No. I can’t be. I can’t be the only person on the internet who genuinely liked the Great Gatsby movie. ...

Your Guide to Summer Movies Based on Comics

If my allergies are any indication, spring has officially sprung! And that means the Summer Blockbuster season is right around ...

The Confidence Index: What Maisie Knew

Full disclosure: This Confidence Index will undoubtedly be colored by the fact that I read What Maisie Knew for the ...

Daisy’s Diamonds: The Jewelry of THE GREAT GATSBY

There are a lot of reasons to be excited for the upcoming Gatsby movie: the spectacle, the music, Leo looking ...

Movie Tie-In Covers Are Great (And So Can You!)

Over on Twitter, BookRiot Head Honcho, Raconteur, and Gadfly Jeff O’Neal said, and I quote, “Nothing brings out the lit ...

Watch the New Trailer for CATCHING FIRE

What say ye, readers? Are the odds ever in the sequel’s favor?