Hello novel2screeners! I wanted to take a moment to follow up on my previous article on STARZ’ new limited series Sweetbitter. I’m not sure how many of you have seen the first three episodes, but if you’re looking for something to watch, I definitely recommend it. Spoilers below. This very short series (only six episodes) is based […]Read More Sweetbitter: Everyone is Soigné
This week, I read Stephanie Danler’s debut novel Sweetbitter, in anticipation of the six-episode 30-minute dramatic series of the same name, premiering this Sunday, May sixth, on STARZ. Mild spoilers below. So, first off, I should say that I really liked this novel a lot, and found myself truly transported into its setting of a […]Read More Sweetbitter: A Bittersweet Moment
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
For Margaret Atwood fans, The Handmaid’s Tale is a work of genius. If you took a Women’s Studies course in high school or college, you probably read it. If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, you probably read it. It’s almost sacrilegious to touch and try to adapt, and oh, Hollywood tried, poorly. Hollywood […]Read More The Handmaid’s Tale – Offred
Thursday night was the premiere of Queen of the South on USA Network, although you may have thought this show had already been on for a while due to all the publicity and hype. Or because it was – on Telemundo as a wildly successful telenovela La Reina del Sur. USA Network decided to adapt […]Read More Queen of the South
Here we will review the book and movie of Me Before You. We keep spoilers to a minimum, but some basic plot points are shared. Rebecca’s thoughts are in blue and Chris’s in red. I have to admit: the trailer for the movie adaptation of JoJo Moyes’ Me Before You kind of turned me off. I hadn’t read the […]Read More Me Before You Review!
Are you ready for a summer full of awesome novels and entertainment? You should be. Between June and July a number of books are hitting the silver and small screens. There’s still time lounge on the beach with one of these best sellers in hand before they premiere. First up, we’ll be reviewing the movie […]Read More The Book List – What to Read Before You Watch