Do you think it might actually happen?
A red sun rises. Plot has been spilt this night.
Since the dawn of cinema, it has become the standard for any successful novel to make the transition from text to film. This is something that many purists distain saying that it taints the original and eventually make it obsolete (despite the fact that a successful movie will, in almost all cases, raise sales on the original novel). Literary critique aside it has to be said that some of the best movies ever made are adaptations of novels, and as such we have compiled a top ten list of the best adaptations from Sci-Fi/ Fantasy literature to film.
GO ON, HANDLEBAR-FACE!
Have five more perfectly matched words ever before been brought together?
O HAI, eyegasm.
With any luck it’ll speed things up, at least…
Beloved and timeless children’s classics, or horrific tales of murder and bloodlust not to be read to the nippers at bedtime? The Brothers Grimm fairy tales have often inspired film adaptations, but here are a few which have not yet had the cinematic spotlight trained on them – perhaps for good reason….
When Jaws exploded onto our screens in 1975, the world cowered before the most realistic special effects ever created. Cinema and CGI has certainly moved on since then, but we can’t help but notice that the life span of these new, snazzy effects is getting shorter and shorter. Did film-makers have it right to begin with?