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The BIG LITTLE LIES Teaser is Here!

HBO has released the teaser for it's Liane Moriarty adaptation Big Little Lies and we're ready!

HIGH RISE: How To Make A Great Literary Adaptation

How and why HIGH RISE succeeds as an adaptation.

Anatomy of a Scene: The Many Endings of Carrie

A look at how three adaptations of Stephen King's CARRIE handle the ending, and why it matters.

First Trailer for The Girl With All the Gifts

Check out the first trailer for MR Carey's THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

Love & Friendship: Jane Austen’s LADY SUSAN Adaptation

A look at the upcoming film Love & Friendship based on Jane Austen’s Lady Susan, an epistolary novella published posthumously.

THE HANDMAID’S TALE Adaptation Coming to Hulu

Calling all Margaret Atwood fans–and potential fans who’ve had her books on their TBR pile for years— The Handmaid’s Tale ...

Will It Suck? READY PLAYER ONE Movie (Spoiler-Free)

Calling all ’80s lovers, gamers, and sci-fi/dystopian fans: the Ready Player One movie is coming together. Being that the original ...

A Case For Making The Screen Adaptation Different From The Book

Every now and again, because I am a giant book nerd (in good company here, yes?), I get served links ...

The Ultimate Book Lover’s Guide to the 2016 Oscar Nominees

When the Oscar nominees are announced every January, it kicks off one of my annual entertainment peak seasons, as I ...

The Martian Adaptation is Awesome (As We Suspected It Would Be)

Any discussion of a book to movie adaptation is in danger of turning into a nitpicky analysis of all the ...

Unadaptable: Comics That Can* Only Be Comics

* And by “can,” we really mean “we think they should,” as we do realize that one can — for ...

12 Movies That Should Be Books

Around Oscar season, there’s always a lot of talk about book-to-film adaptations. But personally, I’m more interested in seeing it ...

When You Find Yourself Resembling an Antihero–A Confession

It was about a hundred pages into Lionel Schriver’s dazzling and terrifying 2003 novel We Need to Talk About Kevin ...