Current Events and the Big Screen: ‘Rosewater’ and the Arab Spring

By Haley Houseman. Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show encourages us to take our current events with both seriousness and levity, but […]

The Theory of Everything: An Imperfect Romance of Love and Science

By Alex Nicoll The Theory of Everything begins with a scene of Stephen Hawking riding a bicycle. This image is […]

Following ‘Inherent Vice’ Down the Rabbit Hole

By Amanda Festa “What goes around may come around, but it never ends up exactly the same place, you ever […]

The Giver: Adapting the Original YA Dystopia

By Antoinette Weil “The important thing is that a film doesn’t obliterate a book. The movie is here now. But […]

Gone Girl: What’s Lost in Translation and Does it Matter?

By Wesley Sharer When I think of my wife I always think of her head. I picture cracking her lovely […]

The 2014 Literary Fauxscars: The Results are In!

By Amanda Festa The staff at Literary Traveler has spent a busy month reading, watching, and reviewing this year’s selection […]

The Adaption Comes Full Circle: The True Story of Philomena’s Lost Child

By Jessica Monk Ultimately the tragedy of the movie and its redemption turn out to be one and the same: […]

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 […]

The Hunger Games: Why the Apocalypse is the New Vampire

By Amanda Festa I will clear the air right away and say, I was a fan of Twilight.  It seems […]