The 5 Best Adaptations of 2020 (and the 5 Worst)

The 5 Best Adaptations of 2020 (and the 5 Worst)

As we come to the end of the year, it is always a lot of fun to see which of our favorite books made it to the big screen and how they panned out. However, one major setback of 2020 was that with the pandemic, we lost out on a lot of the adaptations we were supposed to get. Luckily we still got enough to satisfy our bookish cravings (and to make these lists) so while we wait patiently for more adaptations to come in 2021, let’s take a look back at the five best and five worst of 2020. …

Artemis Fowl to Debut on Disney+

Artemis Fowl to Debut on Disney+

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image via The Wrap The long-awaited movie adaptation Artemis Fowl is finally arriving! The movie was supposed to premiere on May 29th in theaters. However, due to COVID-19, the movie will now premiere on Disney+ sometime in the near future. With most theaters closed, and everyone stuck at home, this optimizes viewing for a film that would otherwise have suffered. image via D23.com Artemis Fowl, is a young adult fantasy book series by the author Eoin Colfer. The story is about a young boy named Artemis Fowl (Ferida Shaw) who happens to be a 12-year-old genius. Artemis comes from a …

The Artemis Fowl Film Adaptation is Way Off the Mark

The Artemis Fowl Film Adaptation is Way Off the Mark

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How do you feel about a childhood book series being totally changed in a movie adaptation? The new Artemis Fowl movie being released by Disney this year is changing its main character, 12 year-old Artemis, into a good guy, instead the villain he famously was in the book series.   image via my kids timer “Artemis Fowl” had been compared to “Harry Potter” in the past, but this comparison didn’t sit well with the author of the series, Eoin Colfer.  His response was that Artemis is an anti-Harry Potter figure, someone who robs and kidnaps and is largely unbothered by …

5 Book to Movie Adaptions We Can’t Wait For

5 Book to Movie Adaptions We Can’t Wait For

The year is almost halfway through, but thankfully there are so many exciting adaptations happening the second half of 2019! Here are the one’s we are most excited for:   1. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer   image via disney books Judi Dench and Josh Gad are set to star in the adaptation of Artemis Fowl. Set over the course of eight books, the first features our hero Artemis after he kidnaps an elf-fairy and holds her for a hefty, hefty ransom to help build back his family’s fortune. His dad, who is also a criminal, has been missing for quite some …