Posts Tagged ‘adaptation’
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Death Note (2017)

Adam Wingard's live-action adaptation of the popular anime franchise for Netflix features great performances, fun direction and incredibly flawed writing.

Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd star in 1987's "Dragnet," a Universal Pictures release.

Class of 1987: ‘Dragnet’

“Dragnet” is pokey next to its peers. Then again, like many prototypes, it’s a merely sufficient expression of possibility without refinement of later versions.

“CHiPs” Trailer Burns Up the Road

"CHiPs" looks to be more "21 Jump Street" than "Dukes of Hazzard."

An alien craft hovers above the water in "Arrival," a 2016 Paramount Pictures release directed by Denis Villeneuve.

Arrival

Ostensibly an alien invasion story, “Arrival” tackles conflict of whether mankind's communication may come together or cloister tighter, compromise or collapse.
Tom Cruise plays Jack Reacher in "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

The worst movie Tom Cruise has ever made. Sadder still? He knows it, too.

The Bennet sisters turn badass in "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," a 2016 Sony release adapted from the book by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Two great tastes that may not taste great together per se. But the flavor is so novel and irresistible you won't mind taking down an entire box just this once.

Hunger Games Mockingjay character poster Beetee

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

New character posters for the upcoming YA novel adaptation "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."

Blue is the Warmest Color

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.