Ready Player One is one of the most anticipated adaptations of 2018. It’s Spielberg’s popcorn twin to The Post. His fun, directorial flick of the year based on the New York Times bestseller by Ernest Cline. Of course everyone’s talking about it. My issues aren’t with the film. It’s Spielberg. It’ll be a fun ride. My […]Read More The Adaptation Watch – Ready Player One
Shadowhunters Season 3 kicked off with On Infernal Ground opening with our first view of Alicante, Simon stuck in the Seelie Court, and Jace having too many waking in dream moments. This season appears to be picking up right where the book City of Fallen Angels begins, my least favorite Clare novel. This can go two ways: this […]Read More Shadowhunters – On Tenuous Ground
Hey, Outlander fans! How’s everyone doing with this year’s Droughtlander? Ready to dive back into the lives of those crazy cats Jamie and Claire? Well, I hope so, because it’s time to talk about Drums of Autumn! PS: No, literally, we’re going to talk about Drums of Autumn. If you haven’t read it yet, there will be some […]Read More Intro to Drums of Autumn!
Hello, fantastic Novel2Screeners! Rebecca here. I know I haven’t written much for a while, but I’ve been deeply immersed in Diana Gabaldon’s “Drums of Autumn,” the fourth book in her “Outlander” series, which I will begin blogging about next month (prior to the fourth season of the show on Starz this fall). And if you’ve […]Read More A Wrinkle in Time: The Adaptation
Tomb Raider hits movie theaters tomorrow, and reviews are scattered. A measly 49% on Rotten Tomatoes, but Variety writes, “you walk out feeling honestly entertained.” Which begs the decades old question: Can video games make good films? The easy answer: yeah, they should. The story and characters are already there. Fans are addicted to these games. […]Read More Tomb Raider – The Gamble on Game Adaptations
Stories we read in our childhood leave an indelible impression on our psyche. We remember them with fondness and love. They are the emotional security in the phrase “curling up with a good book.” But do they last? I don’t mean on the shelf, or even in our minds. As an adult, when we pick […]Read More Where Did My Magic Go? – Wrinkle in Time