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Movie Review: The Hunger Games

AbeBooks review of The Hunger Games movie.

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Hunger Games Movie

The film adaptation of The Hunger Games is due for release in one week. The trailer looks very promising.

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Blade Runner Sketchbook resurfaces online

The Blade Runner Sketchbook is one of the ultimate pieces of memorabilia for fans of the 1982 science fiction movie. The book details the look and feel of the film’s production artwork from simple props like Deckard’s gun to police cars and clothes. Some of the designs come from director Ridley Scott himself but also […]

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Cormac McCarthy pens original screenplay

Mr. McCarthy has thrown everyone for a loop and has produced a screenplay for a full length film. Even his agents were surprised, they were expecting the 78-year-old author to turn in a draft for a new novel. The Guardian is reporting that the script is for a film called The Counselor, and it is […]

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Sarah Polley to Tackle Adaptation of Atwood’s “Alias Grace”

In a Canadian cultural dream team, actress/director Sarah Polley has signed on to a film adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s “Alias Grace”.

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Upcoming Movies from Books

Here are some upcoming 2012 film adaptations of books. Remember to read the book first!

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Viggo Mortenson’s Publishing Company: Perceval Press

Viggo Mortenson founded a publishing company, Perceval Press, in 2002, specializing in art, poetry, photography books and CDs, helping artists and authors get a start.

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Hunger Games Trailer – Movie Preview

Watch the official trailer for The Hunger Games movie by Suzanne Collins.

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The Siege of Trencher’s Farm reissued

I see The Siege of Trencher’s Farm by Gordon Williams has been reissued (finally) to coincide with the remake of Straw Dogs. Sam Peckinpah shocked everybody with his ultra-violent 1971 movie set in the Cornish countryside that infamously suggested that Susan George enjoyed being raped by a former lover. Rod Lurie’s remake moves the plot […]

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The reality of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

With John Le Carre’s Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy back in the news thanks to the Gary Oldman movie, the BBC investigates how much of the novel was based on truth. SPOILER ALERT – this link gives away pretty much the whole plot. The Circus – le Carre’s headquarters for MI6 based in Cambridge Circus, in […]

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