Inkheart

Book Author: Cornelia Funke ©2003 Movie Director: Iain Softley Screenplay: David Lindsay-Abaire Starring: Brendan Frazier, Eliza Bennett I loved the premise of Inkheart from the moment I first saw the previews and the idea of bringing to life the characters who inhabit the pages of our favorite stories. The pages of Funke’s book didn’t disappoint […]

Marley & Me

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Book Author: John Grogan ©2005 Harper Collins Movie Directed by: David Frankel Starring: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston Released: December 25, 2008 Rated: PG Marley & Me joins the long tradition of oft-read and well-loved dog stories like Ol’ Yeller, Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, and more. In the case of Marley, the overly-friendly yellow Lab isn’t […]

Tale of Desperaux

The Book Author: Kate DiCamillo © 2003 Published by Candlewick Press The Movie Directed by: Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen Starring: Matthew Broderick, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson Released: December 19, 2008 Rated: G The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread joins the genre of […]