Tag: Book-to-Film

THE RUINS by Scott Smith

I knew nothing about this book, The Ruins, until I saw the trailer for the horror film adaptation in 2008. The trailer did a pretty good job of not revealing what the threat was to the attractive American tourists. So, I had no clue what I was in for when I sat down and watched this movie. I’m…

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Call Tommy Wiseau (323) 616-2024!

The marketing for The Disaster Artist is on point. They’ve rented the original billboard that was used to promote The Room in 2003 to put up an amusing advertisement inspired by it. There is even a phone number that goes directly to Tommy Wiseau’s faux voicemail. The answering message goes as follows “You’ve reached voicemail of Tommy Wiseau, I’m very…

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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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THE INVISIBLE MAN – Covers

H. G. Wells is probably my favorite classic author. War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, and The Invisible Man are all great stories, and they all had a profound impact on me when I was young. The following covers for The Invisible Man mostly feature the same motif of the classic image of the bandages…

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