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Adaptations

Brush Up Your (Adapted) Shakespeare

Jake Perlman | Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment
Jake Perlman

Shakespeare's work and legacy have lasted hundreds of years and across the entire world because of its universal themes that every generation and culture can connect to. The legacy is still evolving every year with the countless Shakespeare adaptations that are produced every year for film, stage and beyond.

15 Movies That Were Based On Poems

| Max Minckler for Riffle | Posted 07.24.2013 | Books

First published on Riffle. From Homer to Disney, and Dr. Seuss to Charles Bukowski, many famous poems and poets have made the leap from book to box...

Broadway Producer/Writer Brings Classic Film to Stage

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 07.18.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory G. Allen

Sometimes there is that movie that reaches out and grabs us and we may be ashamed when someone asks about your favorite movie. For me, that is the 1980 film Somewhere in Time: a romantic tale of time-crossed lovers. Now Ken Davenport is bringing that story to the stage as a musical.

Evolution Is More Than Natural Selection

Stuart A. Newman | Posted 02.10.2013 | Science
Stuart A. Newman

Developmental systems may have many potential outcomes, some of which may turn out to be adaptations only "after that fact." While evolution can thus occur with or without natural selection, the really big transformations are unlikely to have been produced by incremental adaptation.

Cloud Atlas: 'I Wish I Could Make You See This Brightness.'

Lindsay Edmunds | Posted 01.09.2013 | Entertainment
Lindsay Edmunds

David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas, is apparently happy with how the movie turned out. He should be. The movie -- faithful in spirit but unfaithful in many details -- does something I would have sworn was impossible: it soars like the book.

PHOTOS: 9 Great Graphic Novel Adaptations

Andrew Losowsky | Posted 10.27.2011 | Books
Andrew Losowsky

Books are turned into movies all the time, but increasingly, they are also getting the graphic novel treatment.

Why Were These Movies Made Into Books?

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We all feel like we've wasted two hours of our lives that we'll never get back when we sit through horrible films. Unfortunately, some of these horrib...

WATCH: The 10 Worst Movie Adaptations Of Great Books

Alex Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alex Palmer

Here are 10 of the most epic adaptation fails in the history of film.

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 ...

Paradise Lost to Be a 3D Action Flick

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

Great epic poems are being adapted into mega productions. And now an adaptation of Milton's epic poem, "Paradise Lost," as reported in Variety will hit theaters in 2012 ... in 3D!

James Franco Plays Famous Adventurer Aron Ralston (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

James Franco is adding another writer to his resume. Already with a role as beat poet Allen Ginsberg under his belt in the upcoming "Howl," Franco is...