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13 Books That Are INFINITELY Better Than The Movie

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.19.2014 | Books

Puzzlingly, when a book is adapted into a film, the question critics and fans alike are prone to asking is not, "Is it a good movie?" but, "Is it bett...

14 Movies You Definitely Didn't Know Were Based On Books

Posted 06.11.2014 | Books

Watching Die Hard, which is arguably the apex of 80s action flicks, brings to mind more than a few strong adjectives: bizarre, stress-inducing, visual...

Maddie Crum

15 Books That Should Definitely Be Made Into Movies | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.02.2014 | Books

Hollywood producers are no strangers to the world of books, which they regularly cull through for source material. At this year's Academy Awards, "12 ...

7 Books That Should Be Movies

Posted 09.05.2012 | Books

Take one look at this fall's most highly anticipated movies, and you'll find a ton of exciting book adaptations: Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina," Yann M...

14 Movies Adapted from Books that Your Kids Will Love

Common Sense Media | Posted 10.09.2012 | Parents
Common Sense Media

While not every movie based on a book manages to live up to fans' imagination, the ones on this list are almost as good on the screen as they were on the page.

Timeless Taboos: Why 19th-Century Novels Appeal To Film-Makers

The Guardian | Mark Lawson | Posted 07.31.2011 | Books

At press previews, to which movie critics are lured on weekday mornings by platters of complimentary croissants and fruit segments, a special mood of ...

WATCH: 'A Christmas Carol' Adaptations

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Christmas is here! What better way to celebrate than with Charles Dickens' classic book 'A Christmas Carol'? Since its publication in 1843, 'A Chris...

FILM: Daniel Day Lewis To Star In Spielberg's Anticipated Biopic, 'Lincoln'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Academy Award winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis has chosen what is sure to be yet another masterful role in a series of well-chosen, award-winning, and i...

Huffington Post Readers' Picks

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Late last month we showed that the tired saying, "the book is so much better than the movie," doesn't always hold true. "Sideways," "The Princess Brid...

WATCH: 15 Movies That Are Better Than The Book

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The book is so much better than the movie. We've all said it, we've all heard it. And we all think it's always true, that the book is better than the ...

'Freakonomics' Documentary Gets iTunes Only Release For Now. Smart? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The film version of the massive bestseller "Freakonomics" is coming to the big screen--after it comes to the computer screen. In a move that is consi...

Emma Thompson And Alan Rickman To Star In Poem Adaptation

The Bookseller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Husband-and-wife actors Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson are to star in a BBC production based on a poem by this year's Costa winner Christopher Reid....