Tag: Adaptation

200 Years Since ‘FRANKENSTEIN’ and It’s Still Alive. Here are 5 of the Best Adaptations – pbs.org

Alison Thoet, over at PBS, wrote an interview that she had with Eliza Denlinger, curator of a new Frankenstein exhibit at the Morgan Library and Museum. In it, they discuss five of the best adaptations of the classic tale. My tastes may be a little different, but the list definitely has some interesting choices. via pbs.org…

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BUBBA HO-TEP by Joe R. Lansdale

Bubba Ho-Tep is a very unusual story, and it is not just because its plot revolves around a geriatric Elvis Presley fighting an Egyptian mummy. So much of our culture is youth-oriented, especially when it comes to the horror genre. It is refreshing to see a story that focuses on the elderly not only having to…

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DRACULA – Covers

Of course, a book that has been in publication since 1897, and that is also in the public domain, would have a ton of different covers over the years. Dracula is a classic and here are just a few covers that caught my eye from the hundreds that were out there.  

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DEATH WISH – Trailer

On November 22nd, the latest adaptation of the novel Death Wish by Brian Garfield will be released. This time starring Bruce Willis and directed by Eli Roth. The original couple of films with Charles Bronson were some of the grittiest and violent movies that I had ever seen, but they were also a serious character study of a…

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