‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Gets the Graphic Novel Treatment

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Author/Illustrator Hope Larson published a great piece in The Huffington Post about her desire to adapt the Madeleine L’Engle’s classic A Wrinkle in Time into a graphic novel. Larson says adaptations were something she couldn’t imagine herself taking on. With one exception: A librarian from Texas had passed through town and interviewed me over coffee. How, [….]

Highly Anticipated 'Great Expectations' Trailer Online, Then…Not So Much

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From THP: The expectations are high for the latest screen adaptation of  “Great Expectations” — especially among “Harry Potter” fans. The newest version stars Helena Bonham Carter as the infamous Miss Havisham, Ralph Fiennes as Magwitch, Jessie Cave (Lavender Brown) as Biddy and Robbie Coltrane as Mr. Jaggers. If only Rupert Grint was starring as [….]

Photographer Elena Kalis Creates 'Alice In Waterland'

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‘Alice in Waterland’ is a beautiful series of photographs re-imagining the Lewis Carroll classic underwater. It’s a creation of photographer Elena Kalis, who lives on a small island in The Bahamas, surrounded, she says, “by pristine clear warm water. Underwater is where I spend a lot of time; snorkeling, diving, photographing. It is fascinating how [….]

New Footage in 'The Hobbit' Trailer

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From THP : At first glance, this newly released “Hobbit” trailer might not look all that different from the first one. But upon a closer inspection, you might be able to spot three — yes, only three — new scenes. Don’t worry, you’ll still be able to hear “Over the Misty Mountains Cold.” Thanks to [….]

'Dark Tower' Movie: Russell Crowe May Star In Ron Howard's Stephen King Adaptation

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From THP: “The Dark Tower” may actually wind up being a movie. Ron Howard’s planned adaptation of Stephen King’s epic series hit the skids back in July of 2011 when Universal announced that it wouldn’t move forward with Howard’s crazy and ambitious plans to turn “Dark Tower” into three films with two television series components [….]

Film Tribute to Nora Ephron

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Sadly, this past year has seen the death of many iconic figures in both literature and popular culture. Among those who we’ve lost, was Nora Ephron, prolific writer and film maker of some of the most beloved films of the past twenty years. Ephron passed away last Tuesday from pneumonia brought on by acute myeloid leukemia. [….]

'Anna Karenina' Trailer

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“There are as many loves as there are hearts.” Thus begins the “Anna Karenina” trailer. What follows is your basic boilerplate set-up for Russian tragedy: Anna (Keira Knightley) falls in love with a Calvary soldier (Aaron Johnson), which is a problem since she’s already married. Of course, you know all this since you probably read [….]