Irvine Welsh LitReactor Interview

Politics of the Past: Irvine Welsh Revisits the 80's with Skagboys

Interview by Joshua Chaplinsky September 18, 2012
Irvine Welsh talks to LitReactor about his 'Trainspotting' prequel 'Skagboys,' the film adaptation of 'Filth,' and why he feels the modern Democratic party is too conservative.
James Ellroy's 'Blood's A Rover' Headed To The Silver Screen

James Ellroy's 'Blood's A Rover' Headed To The Silver Screen

News by Rob Hart September 17, 2012
James Ellory's latest novel, 'Blood's a Rover', has been acquired. No word on directors or casting, but Ellroy will serve as an executive producer on the project.
Adaptation Of Charlie Huston's 'Caught Stealing'

Patrick Wilson and Alec Baldwin To Appear In Adaptation Of Charlie Huston's 'Caught Stealing'

News by Rob Hart September 12, 2012
'Caught Stealing' follows Henry “Hank” Thompson, a former high school superstar athlete turned alcoholic bartender who gets more than he bargains for after agreeing to watch his neighbor's cat.
'Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters' Trailer

'Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters' Gets A Trailer

News by Rob Hart September 5, 2012
The trailer for 'Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters', based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale and starring Jeremy "Awesome" Renner, is out. It does not look great.
The Hobbit Desolation of Smaug

And The Second Hobbit Film Shall Be Called...

News by Rob Hart September 4, 2012
Warner Bros. and MGM have revealed all three titles and release dates for the Hobbit movies.
Marvel Turning SHIELD Into A Television Series With Joss Whedon Steering The Shi

Marvel Turning SHIELD Into A Television Series With Joss Whedon Steering The Ship

News by Rob Hart August 30, 2012
Capitalizing on the success of The Avengers, Marvel will spin its secret military law-enforcement agency into its own television series at ABC. Joss Whedon will write--and maybe even direct--the pilot
James Franco To Direct "As I Lay Dying"

James Takes On William: Franco To Direct 'As I Lay Dying'

News by Dave Reuss August 28, 2012
Good luck, Franco. You're gonna need it.
Page To Screen: Dark Tower, Divergent, Thor

From Page To Screen: Dark Tower Crumbles, Neil Burger Considers YA, and Mr. Eko Will Fight Thor

News by Rob Hart August 24, 2012
The ambitious Dark Tower film/television adaption may be stalled, 'Divergent' may be the next 'Twilight,' and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje joins the cast of 'Thor 2.'

Book vs. Film: Cosmopolis

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky August 20, 2012
Is there any way the heightened linguistics of Don DeLillo can be done justice in a film starring Robert Pattinson? Maybe, if director David Cronenberg has anything to say about it.
From Page To Screen: Fight Club for Girls, Guardians of the Galaxy and Steampunk

From Page To Screen: Fight Club for Girls, Guardians of the Galaxy and Steampunk Tom Sawyer

News by Rob Hart August 20, 2012
In today's 'From Page to Screen,' we've got Fight Club for girls, a Troma guy possibly heading to Marvel, and steampunk Tom Sawyer!

Five Reasons To Get Excited About Guardians Of The Galaxy

Column by BH Shepherd August 16, 2012
What Guardians of the Galaxy means for the Marvel Movie Universe.
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From Page To Screen: Galactus, The Great Gatsby and The Gunslinger

News by Rob Hart August 7, 2012
Galactus may face off against The Avengers, Gatsby gets shoved to summer, and Russell Crowe may be slingin' some guns instead of Javier Bardem, in today's 'From Page to Screen...'
Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' to be a Trilogy

It's Official: Peter Jackson Is Delivering A Hobbit Trilogy

News by Rob Hart August 1, 2012
Originally slated to be two movies, director Peter Jackson has confirmed that his adaptation of 'The Hobbit' will now be stretched into three films.
6 Minute Trailer For Cloud Atlas

Glorious 6 Minute Trailer For Cloud Atlas Adaptation Arrives

News by Joshua Chaplinsky July 26, 2012
The first trailer for Tom Tykwer and The Wachowski's adaptation of David Mitchell's "Cloud Atlas" is finally here. It's long, and it's strong, and it's bound to get the opinions on.
'Life of Pi' Gets A Trailer

Life of Pi Gets A Trailer

News by Rob Hart July 25, 2012
Ang Lee's adaptation of Yann Martel's 'Life of Pi' looks very pretty.

Bat-Mortem: The End Of Nolan's Trilogy, The Balls That Were Dropped And The Psychology Behind The Devotion

Column by Rob Hart July 24, 2012
Nolan's Batman trilogy drew to a close this weekend. It was quite a ride. Let's talk about it!

Stories: Should They Be Unique, Good, or Can They Be Both?

Column by John Jarzemsky July 16, 2012
Modern audiences are demanding more novelty from their stories, but how unique can writers get before form starts to suffer?
Comic-Con, News

Comic-Con 2012 News Roundup

News by Rob Hart July 16, 2012
If you weren't in San Diego for Comic-Con, you missed a lot of nerdtastic news. Here's a quick roundup of some of the cooler items.
Daniel Radcliffe To Star In Joe Hill's 'Horns'

Daniel Radcliffe To Star In Film Adaptation of Joe Hill's 'Horns'

News by Kimberly Turner July 13, 2012
Swapping his wizard's hat for a different type of pointy headgear, Daniel Radcliffe will take the lead in 'Horns,' the big-screen version of Joe Hill's bestselling second novel.

Narrative and the Moving Image: What Film Can Teach Us About Fiction Writing

Column by Jon Gingerich July 11, 2012
Fiction writers can learn a great deal about craft by examining some of the common storytelling techniques used in modern film.
Vulture: Real Covers For Fake Books

Real Covers For Fake Books

News by Kimberly Turner July 6, 2012
Designer Daniel Gray has created cover art for books that exist only in movies. Any takers to write the books to go with them?

What The Dark Knight Can Learn From The Avengers

Column by BH Shepherd June 29, 2012
What can the Dark Knight learn from the most successful superhero movie ever?
'Anna Karenina' Trailer Starring Keira Knightley

Behold, The Trailer For 'Anna Karenina' Starring Keira Knightley

News by Rob Hart June 21, 2012
Director Joe Wright takes Tolstoy's sprawling novel about Russian people pretending to be French and sets the entire thing in a theater. It actually looks not terrible.
Bret Easton Ellis Wants To Write 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie

Bret Easton Ellis Wants To Write Adaptation For 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie

News by Rob Hart June 12, 2012
Bret Easton Ellis, author of 'American Psycho,' is pushing for a new gig: To adapt 'Fifty Shades of Grey' for the screen--and he wants David Cronenberg to direct.
Stephen King's 'It'

Stephen King's 'It' Coming To The Big Screen...Twice

News by Kimberly Turner June 11, 2012
Warner Bros. is bringing Stephen King's 1100-page horror masterpiece 'It' to cinemas in the form of a two-movie series.