Posts Tagged ‘adaptation’

These new “Hunger Games” character posters will blow your mind

by Joe Sheareron August 8, 2014
New character posters for the upcoming YA novel adaptation "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."

Blue is the Warmest Color

by Nick Rogerson November 14, 2013
With literary elegance, two perfect performances and a powerful erotic charge that’s explicit but not exploitative, this French epic is one of the year's best.

Class of 1983: “Something Wicked This Way Comes”

by Nick Rogerson October 31, 2013
Like all of Ray Bradbury's greatest works, it shines a harsh light on the true cost of shame, greed, vanity, anxiety and other very human fears.

Much Ado About Nothing

by Joe Donohueon October 6, 2013
Joss Whedon's modern adaptation of "Much Ado About Nothing" is sure to please Shakespeare fans but leave the rest out in the cold.

Class of 1983: “The Dead Zone”

by Nick Rogerson September 30, 2013
In a career built on unsettling, uncompromising bleak visions, "The Dead Zone" is among David Cronenberg's most poignant, powerful and strangely humane works.

Bullet to the Head

by Joe Donohueon July 30, 2013
“Bullet to the Head” is a pretty fitting title for Sly’s latest because that was all I wanted by the time the credits started.

Much Ado About Nothing

by Patrick Mitchellon June 21, 2013
Joss Whedon tackles iambic pentameter served under the guise of modern day aesthetics in "Much Ado About Nothing."

Class of 1983: “The Outsiders”

by Nick Rogerson April 4, 2013
Despite great moments, "The Outsiders" feels like two movies awkwardly thrown together by an auteur who was adapting to being cowed by bankers and executives.

Think Like a Man

by Patrick Mitchellon August 26, 2012
Despite brief flashes of genuine hilarity, "Think Like a Man" remains a one-dimensional film told from an all-too-familiar male perspective.

Dark Shadows

by Nick Rogerson May 11, 2012
Mostly self-assured in its silly-serious storytelling, "Dark Shadows" is pitched somewhere between a timeless play's tragedy and '70s pop-song punch.