2023 May Be Our Best Year in Book-to-Screen Adaptations

2023 May Be Our Best Year in Book to Screen Adaptations

Every year, talented authors release a host of novels that end up on bestsellers lists everywhere. From memoirs, to family dramas, to murder-mysteries, and even romance novels a dude would like—a great story is always well within reach. But what about those of us who (… sorry) prefer to watch the action play out on … Read more

Ancestral variation guides future environmental adaptations

Journal Reference: Daniel P. Wood, Jon A. Holmberg, Owen G. Osborne, Andrew J. Helmstetter, Luke T. Dunning, Amy R. Ellison, Rhian J. Smith, Jackie Lighten, Alexander S. T. Papadopulos. Genetic assimilation of ancestral plasticity during parallel adaptation to zinc contamination in Silene uniflora. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2023; DOI: 10.1038/s41559-022-01975-w Plasticity is likely to be … Read more

Has Wednesday Addams had superpowers in other adaptations?

Has Wednesday Addams had superpowers in other adaptations

Many fans are wondering if Wednesday Addams has always had superpowers. series of Netflix is succeeding in the catalog. Has Wednesday Addams had superpowers in other adaptations? series of Netflix gives his titular character abilities, leaving many viewers wondering if he had them in the previous adaptations of The Addams Family. The Addams Family spin-off … Read more

9 literary adaptations that failed in the cinema and were resurrected as series

1662952322 9 literary adaptations that failed in the cinema and were

Although it gives us the impression that the audiovisual market is saturated with sequels/prequels/spin-offs/etc, the truth is that There are more failed attempts to build a franchise than those that are truly victorious. There are many occasions in which it has been tried unsuccessfully adapt literary sagas very well known and, although most of them stayed in a single film, there are some that found a way to continue as a series.

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8 adaptations of literary sagas that failed miserably and remained in a single film

1661026708 8 adaptations of literary sagas that failed miserably and remained

Although adapting popular literary sagas on paper may seem like a safe bet, it is not always a guarantee of success. To tell the truth, finding a ‘Harry Potter’ or a ‘The Lord of the Rings’ does not happen often and there are more adaptations that crashed at the box office, with no hope of continuing. We are going to review some of those cases (leaving aside those that have had more than one installment or continued as a series).

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Streaming: the best video game film adaptations

The humble video game movie tends to get it from all sides. Critics turn up their noses and gaming nerds are often equally hard to please, albeit on very different points of principle. Kids are perhaps the most forgiving demographic for the video game film, which is why the belated Sonic the Hedgehog film franchise … Read more

Movie & Anime: Keanu Reeves Talks ‘BRZRKR’ Adaptations at Comic-Con 2022

1658568413 Movie Anime Keanu Reeves Talks BRZRKR Adaptations at Comic Con

There is nothing Keanu Reeves won’t do that drives the internet crazy. His mere presence, wherever, is enough to generate many conversations. But it is his work and the way he drives it that has led him to be such an important figure in front of and off camera, but also with a pen in … Read more

13 Best Jane Austen Movie Adaptations, Ranked

13 Best Jane Austen Movie Adaptations Ranked

It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that all Jane Austen fans have watched and rewatched pretty much all the adaptations of her novels ever made—and that they will use the most clichéd intro ever. Jokes aside, though, we all know why we’re here—the release of Netflix’s new adaptation of Persuasion —starring Dakota Johnson as the … Read more

8 of the Best Hamlet Movie Adaptations, Ranked | Book Riot

1658165005 8 of the Best Hamlet Movie Adaptations Ranked Book

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. William Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet is perfectly suited to creative adaptations. The medieval Danish prince delivers eloquent soliloquies and ponders timeless moral questions. Between the ghost of Hamlet’s father, the castle of Elsinore, murders, sword-fights, and Hamlet’s play within … Read more

14 video game movie and TV adaptations that actually work

1658074039 14 video game movie and TV adaptations that actually work

It’s a banner week for video game adaptations in live action. The new Resident Evil show, titled Resident Evil, dropped on Netflix, as did the adaptation of Uncharted, starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg. There’s now a long and storied history of video game adaptations, from 1993’s Super Mario Bros. to this year’s Uncharted and … Read more