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Percy Fawcett and the Striking Belief (in The Lost City of Z)

In 1929, Percival Fawcett, his son, and their friend journeyed deep into the Amazonian jungle to locate a hidden civilization. They never returned.

“It’s the Quenchiest!” How Avatar: The Last Airbender was Reincarnated into Comics

Not so long ago, a question unanswered left the TV world in disharmony. Then, everything changed with the comics' imapct.

Not to Be Outdone, Sullivan Entertainment to Film Another “Anne”

After the PBS special, Sullivan claims the only people who can adapt Montgomery correctly are Canadians.

Peter Jackson and New Line Cinema to Film New Farmer Giles of Ham Trilogy 

"J. R. Return to Tolkien's world with hero Farmer Giles in an epic fantasy adventure that will leave you wondering if Helm's Deep was merely a high school hockey match."

Peter Jackson: Picking up the Wrong Threads?

Why is the Scouring of the Shire, which fills the penultimate chapter of The Return of the King, important? What does this self-contained hobbit conflict have to do with the greater quest to destroy the Ring, and was it really a poor choice for Jackson to leave this episode out? You’re in luck. I happen to have a lot of words to say on this subject.

Adapting for a Particular Audience: Creating Art or Losing Integrity?

Did highlighting the action destroy all of the adaptation potential of Focus Features film "The Eagle?"

Anastasia: The Musical You’ve Always Wanted

At last, a stage musical that knows what to change to fit the new venue.

Why To Kill a Mockingbird Would Suck in Color

Could a remake ever happen?

Did you know they’re making a live-action Beauty and the Beast? Oh, you did.

Some musings and predictions for the highly, highly anticipated Disney remake.

‘Life appears to me too short to be spent’ Reading Classics: A Casual Case Study Involving Jane Eyre

Manga, comics, graphic novels, board books... Are traditional classics still classic in alternative mediums?

Making Sense of an Ending

Do we have the right to choose our own ending? The adaptation of Julian Barne's award-winning novel opens in theaters this weekend.

Best Character Additions to Adaptations

It's time to acknowledge some great adaptation innovations.

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