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11 Movies You Won't Believe Were Made Into Books

Posted 02.25.2014 | Books

Movie novelizations are an oft-forgotten corner of the book publishing industry. Because they’re usually just rote retellings of the plot, not stori...

6 Iconic Moments That Changed Film

Posted 10.28.2013 | Books

The following is an excerpt from David Thomson's "Moments that Made the Movies" [Thames & Hudson, $39.95]. The book explores iconic scenes in both cla...

Best Film Books of 2012

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 02.26.2013 | Books
Thomas Gladysz

Despite those who proclaim the death of the book as well as death of film, it has been a great year for books about movies.

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...

How to Write Groundhog Day -- Danny Rubin's Wild Ride

Brian Ross | Posted 10.07.2012 | Books
Brian Ross

Danny Rubin's original premise for Groundhog Day could be summed up in its core existential dilemma: "A man repeats the same day over and over again." The eBook approaches Rubin's writer's draft of the script in an equally existential way.

PHOTOS: Beautiful Covers Of Fake Books From Movies

Posted 07.03.2012 | Books

Daniel Gray, a UK-based graphic designer, was watching a movie when a thought occurred to him. "'What if that book they mentioned was an actual pa...

Warner Brothers Sells 'Ben Hur,' 'Casablanca' As E-Books

Posted 04.30.2012 | Books

Classic movie fans, rejoice! If you've enjoyed watching Charlton Heston star in the nativity saga "Ben Hur," or sat on the edge of your seat as Cary G...

The Best Book-To-Film Adaptations

Joseph McBride | Posted 04.29.2012 | Books
Joseph McBride

I've come to admire films that have managed to take a book or short story and turn it into a first-rate screen story.

Be Less Cynical

Nathan Rabin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nathan Rabin

I view each of the films chronicled in my book as a lost little orphan just waiting to be discovered by indulgent audiences able to look past its initial critical and commercial failure.