Methods of Adaptation: Is Bigger Always Better?

By Wesley Sharer When it comes to adapting much-loved stories for the big screen, whether the source is a popular […]

Frozen: A Heartwarming Reimagining of “The Snow Queen”

By Alyssa Smith It is safe to say, Disney’s Frozen is a worldwide hit. After all, it is a newly minted Golden Globe […]

The Desolation of Smaug: A Welcome Return to Middle-Earth

By Wesley Sharer One of the most exciting literary adaptations of the past year, and certainly one of the most […]

Fact vs. Fiction: The Wonderful World of Saving Mr. Banks

By Loretta Donelan While watching Saving Mr. Banks, it’s hard not to wonder what the real P.L. Travers would think […]

The Book Thief and the Power of Storytelling

By Alyssa Smith The film adaptation of Markus Zusak’s 2005 bestselling novel was directed by Brian Percival and released in […]

The 2014 Literary Fauxscars: And the Nominees are…

By Amanda Festa It’s that time of year again: Award Show Season. Each year, the Hollywood Foreign Press awards Golden […]

Beauty in Madness: Lessons from the Silver Linings Playbook

By Amanda Festa The Mad Hatter:  Have I gone mad? Alice:  I’m afraid so. You’re entirely bonkers.  But I’ll tell […]