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11 Novels That Need to Be Made into Movies, Like, Yesterday

Books that need to be made into movies (with our dream directors!)

The Silmarillion Could Make an Excellent Film

Why we should get a Silmarillion film (or three), and why they'd be better than The Hobbit movies.

I Saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens at 6:30 AM and It Was Awesome

Note: this post does not contain any major plot spoilers. It does contain some references to key characters and moments that ...

10 More Soundtracks & Scores from Movies Based on Books

Film adaptations of great books can be a fun opportunity to reimagine a favorite story­–or a total disaster. One of ...

Horror Reads For Fans of Horror Flicks

Love horror movies? Want to find the right book to match the feel or atmosphere of one of your favorite ...

The Literary Art of The Screenplay

When fictional literature (of all genres, I don’t play that sci-fi / horror / romance shame game) is discussed, it’s often ...

No Context Given: FANTASTIC FOUR #9

The True Origins of the new Fantastic Four movie.

When a Movie Helps You Understand the Art of Comics

I am always wary of movie adaptions of beloved books. Movies are often either slavishly faithful to the story, adding ...

Take 5: Ben Kingsley’s Rad Bookish Roles in Film

Ben Kinglsey has long been one of my favorite actors, and it wasn’t until I was watching Laika’s brilliant Boxtrolls ...

Reading My Way Through the Movies: 6 Great Books About Film

I love reading about movies. Doing so is a confluence of two of my very favorite things in the world, ...

When Movie Characters Read Classics Aloud

I love it when a book reference in a movie makes me perk up. I really love it when the ...

The Many Bookish Roles of David Oyelowo

The first time I saw David Oyelowo was in the BBC show Spooks in the early 2000s. (In the States ...

3 On A YA Theme: YA Novels (Based on Movies) That Should Exist

Last week’s 3 On A YA Theme post looked at a trio of books featuring girls of color who were ...

Whedon’s Shoes: Potential Directors for Marvel’s Infinity Wars

As Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron approaches, Joss Whedon may be nearing the end of his tenure piloting the massive ...

The Fantastic Four Teaser Trailer is Here!

Hold on to your unstable molecules! The teaser trailer for Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four cinematic reboot is a go. This fourth ...