This animated movie is a spinoff of a comic book within the graphic novel Watchmen. The movie does an excellent job of keeping true to the core of this (fictitiuos) comic book. We watch the hero go through stomach turning atrocities that ultimately transform him from an honorable ship captain to a hallucinated madman. It […]
Graphic Novel: Author: Alan Moore Published: DC Comics, 1986 Movie: Director: Zack Snyder Starring: Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Morgan, Patrick Wilson Release: March 2009 You don’t have to look too hard before finding somebody that worships DC Comics’ Watchmen. Its popularity has survived tests of time, and one could […]
Book: Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Published: 1954 Movie: Director: Peter Jackson Screenplay: Fran Walsh, etc. Starring: Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom, Bernard Hill, Ian McKellan, John Rhys-Davies Release: December 2002 The Two Towers is the second installation of J.R.R. Tokien’s Lord of the Rings saga. Director Peter Jackson took greater departures from this […]
Book Author: J.R. Tolkien Published: 1954 Movie: Director: Peter Jackson Screenplay: Fran Walsh Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellan, Orlando Bloom Release: 2001Rating: PG-13 It was only a matter of time before someone made a film of The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R. Tolkien’s first book of the The Lord of the Rings trilogy. […]
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
©1922, P.F. Collier & Sons Co.
Director: David Fincher
Screenplay: Eric Roth
Starring: Brad Pitt, Kate Blanchett
If someone had told you about an amazing autobiography he read about a man-child who was born old and died an infant, then the next day another person were to recount a wonderfully strange documentary film about an un-aging man named Benjamin Button, you would be hearing two starkly different tales. These men share a name, yes, but with different families, upbringings, home towns, personalities, adventures, romances, and growing up in different time periods, it’s hard to say that there is only one curious case of a Button.