Tag: Movie

PUBLISHERS TURNING COOL TO THE TIE-IN NOVELIZATION OF MOVIES – nytimes.com circa 1981

This is a fascinating article from the early 80’s capturing the uncertainty of the future of novelizations. Thirty-six years later, novelizations are still around, but not to the degree of what they were back then. The most exciting part, that stood out to me, was how it examined the boom in novelizations and how the apparent decline…

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YULETIDE TERROR: CHRISTMAS HORROR ON FILM AND TELEVISION – Book Trailer

Yuletide Terror: Christmas Horror on Film and Television is due to release in December 2017. I love cheesy Christmas themed horror movies. The holiday season can be extremely stressful, and a good horror movie can help remind us that it could always be worst. Some of my personal favorites are the original Black Christmas, Gremlins, Santa’s…

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JUSTICE LEAGUE – Movie Review

I got to see a press screening of the Justice League movie several days before its release. I haven’t been a fan of most of the DCEU movies, but this one made me look forward to their future. From the very first opening moments, it addressed almost all the issues that I’ve had with the previous…

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E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL: THE CLASSIC ILLUSTRATED STORYBOOK – Preview

Yesterday, a storybook adaptation was released, both physically and digitally, of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. This looks pretty adorable. The book is illustrated by Kim Smith and it is based on the film written by Melissa Mathison and directed by Steven Spielberg. Between this and the Die Hard picture book, I’m definitely interested in these cute printed…

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