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FILM ADAPTATIONS

16 Book-to-Movie Adaptations That Oscar Loved

16 Book-to-Movie Adaptations That Oscar Loved

The Oscars are all about the movies, but it’s usually a good night for book lovers too. This year, for example, four of the nine nominees for Best Picture are adaptations of books—The Wolf of Wall Street, 12 Years a […]

by × January 20, 2014 ×

QUESTIONABLE CARE

Our Favorite Fictional Nannies

Our Favorite Fictional Nannies

A few years ago, nanny reality shows were a fixture on prime-time television. British nannies, to be exact, unsurprising considering our fascination with the most British nanny of them all. Though their TV counterparts came to a predictable end, we still love the colorful caregivers of […]

by × December 11, 2013 ×

FICTION

Movie Adaptation? These Authors (and Readers) Will Stick With the Book, Thanks

Movie Adaptation? These Authors (and Readers) Will Stick With the Book, Thanks

Thanks to Charlie Kaufman, we all know what the process of adapting a book is like for the screenwriter—it starts with a depressive funk and ends with your imaginary twin brother getting eaten by an alligator—but what’s the experience for […]

by × April 3, 2013 ×