9 Times the Movie was Better than the Book

Column by Annie Neugebauer June 10, 2019
The book was better than the movie. The book is always better than the movie. Except when it’s not.

How 'The Westing Game' Inspired 'Ready Player One' Thirty Years Later

Column by Meredith Borders March 30, 2018
"The Westing Game" turns thirty this year, and it just so happens to be the inspiration behind this month's biggest blockbuster.

What Works & What Doesn't: "Gremlins"

Column by Christopher Shultz December 19, 2016
Is this the ultimate comedy creature feature?

5 Screenwriters Who Wrote Their Own Novelizations

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at screenwriters adapting their own scripts into novelizations of popular movies.

5 Most Anticipated Book Adaptations of 2016

Column by Max Booth III December 30, 2015
"Why read the book when you can just watch the movie?" -- This, and other questions that can get you slapped in public.
Steven Spielberg The Grapes of Wrath

Spielberg Looking to Produce New Version of ‘Grapes of Wrath’

News by Dean Fetzer July 5, 2013
As the 75th anniversary of the John Steinbeck novel approaches, it looks like the director has pulled the rights out from under everyone else.

Book vs. Film: Jurassic Park

Column by Christopher Shultz May 3, 2013
The original novel by Michael Crichton or Steven Spielberg's epic film adaptation: which one has the bigger T-Rex?