Tag Archives: Book to Film

Elsewhere Review: Tony Magistrale, “Hollywood’s Stephen King”

From back in the GMR archives, circa 2003. Wow. Edited a touch because I can’t help myself. Read the post at GMR here! I have been a Constant Reader of Stephen King’s work since I got my hands on a … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch – “CRAZY RICH ASIANS brings the bling

Holy bleep, I’ve been waiting for this trailer. Fantastic book, and a star studded cast led by Fresh Off the Boat‘s Constance Wu. Synopsis! Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend’s wedding in … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary’s Beowulf: The Script Book

Originally published in 2007 at Green Man Review; read the repost HERE at The Green Man Review! Though I’m itching to edit the hell out of this 10 year old review, I’ll leave it sit as it is…was.  Whatever. Unlike … Continue reading

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“Thank You For Your Service” is a must-add to your watch list

Nutshell: Jason Hall tells a story about three men returning home from Iraq, and turns it into a rallying cry for better post-service care for our Military.  Intense wartime scenes blend with heartbreaking realities after the characters come home, and … Continue reading

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#31in31 2017 – “Gerald’s Game”

“It was death you saw. And he’s coming back tonight.” Story: A couple at their lake house try to spice up their relationship. But Viagra and a heart condition makes things fatal for husband Gerald. And with wife Jessie handcuffed … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” gives us aliens, punks, and of course – punk aliens!

I’ve heard about this movie thanks to the seemingly nonstop schedule Nicole Kidman has at Cannes this year.  But now that I’ve seen these trailers, I’m dying to see more.  Synopsis! A funny and unique love story, How to Talk … Continue reading

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“Their Finest” – a touching historical piece that’s a damn fine movie about making movies

Nutshell: With hints of the charming, hopeful UK propaganda films of WWII, Their Finest can be labeled a comedy, but doesn’t shy away from showing the agonies of wartime Britain.  A powerful, sweet, and sometimes heartbreaking comedy. In this instance, yes … Continue reading

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