Tag Archives: Book to Film

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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TrailerWatch: “It” reboot promises you’ll float too…

I loved Stephen King’s It. I loved Tim Curry as Pennywise in the 1990 TV adaptation. So I was creeped out in a bad way when I heard that It was going to be re-made. Why mess with perfection, amirite? … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “Fifty Shades Darker” gets thrilling

Get your mind out of the gutter.  By “thrilling”, I mean suspenseful, and maybe a touch of action-genre hijinks? I’ve never been a fan of the books – or their source material. (Even though both have intriguing mythologies, jeebus that’s … Continue reading

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