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Howl’s Moving Castle has Twice the Adventure—Literally.

Hayao Miyazaki's Howl's Moving Castle diverges from the book in theme and antagonists and adds major subplots not in the original work. But it's still amazing? Does it even count as an adaptation? I'm confused.

Love Adapted: 14 Book-to-Movie Adaptations for Valentine’s Day

Looking for the perfect movie to watch with someone you love tonight? How about one adapted from a good book! Check out Adapt That's 14 suggestions.

I Challenge You to a Battle of Revision

Hello. This post is about the adaptation of The Princess Bride. You enjoyed the movie. Prepare to read.

The Little Prince and The Lorax are the Same Movie

Who knew that adapting a short story into a feature-length film always meant using the same strategies?

Going Darker: ‘Fifty Shades’ Returns

Are you ready for something darker?

Pride, Prejudice, …Twilight?

Is Twilight truly based on Pride and Prejudice?

“Nicer” is Not the New Sexy: The Final Problem of BBC’s Sherlock

In which I take back everything I said.

Is Sherlock really not as good as it used to be?

Think the quality of Sherlock has soured from fanservice since the show became a global phenomenon? Think again.

A Netflix Series of Unfortunate Events

Ever watch the credits on your favorite movie and long for more? Fans of Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" and the 2004 film are about to get a whole Netflix-series portion of more. With a twist...

Much Ado About Nonny: Three Iterations of Shakespeare’s “Sigh No More”

Hey Nonny Nonny and We Know Yo' Beau! What do you do when you're producing Shakespeare's wittiest romantic comedy and you remember there's a song thrown in there?

Silence of the Lamb of God: Shusaku Endo’s Masterwork in the Hands of Martin Scorsese

Help! The intimate magnanimity of this tightrope walk of a novel has stunned my brain and left me numb. I don't know if a film could live up to its lofty standards—is it possible for a religiously-themed movie to turn out well?

Catching Fire: The Rare Case of Improvement

Could good film adaptations be...Catching Fire?

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