5 Movies for Quarantine Based on Books

5 Movies for Quarantine Based on Books

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Finding yourself in front of the TV a lot these days?  If you can’t think of what to watch next, here are some bookish suggestions for every member of the family.  These titles are classics; heard, watched, and referenced so many times that I bet you didn’t know they were originally based on books!  So after you watch them again, read up!   Mrs. Doubtfire It is impossible to forget Robin Williams in this family favorite. However, six years before Mrs. Doubtfire hit the big screen in 1993, teens in the UK were reading Anne Fine’s 1987 novel Madame Doubtfire.  …

Read Up On Stephen King Before ‘Dr. Sleep’ Film Comes Out!

Read Up On Stephen King Before ‘Dr. Sleep’ Film Comes Out!

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On November 8th we’re all going to see Doctor Sleep. Oh, wait, you’re not? Why? Because you don’t know the story? Well, let me fill you in… Ewan McGregor, also known as young Obi-Wan Kenobi, will star as Danny in the film adaptation for Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep, a story which follows an adult Danny Torence, the child from The Shining, as he struggles to shed his father’s legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. He goes to New Hampshire where he establishes a nursing home where he can use his shining power for good, comforting the dying before they go. …

Read Up On Stephen King Before 'Dr. Sleep' Film Comes Out!

Read Up On Stephen King Before 'Dr. Sleep' Film Comes Out!

Book Culture

On November 8th we’re all going to see Doctor Sleep. Oh, wait, you’re not? Why? Because you don’t know the story? Well, let me fill you in… Ewan McGregor, also known as young Obi-Wan Kenobi, will star as Danny in the film adaptation for Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep, a story which follows an adult Danny Torence, the child from The Shining, as he struggles to shed his father’s legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. He goes to New Hampshire where he establishes a nursing home where he can use his shining power for good, comforting the dying before they go. …

Three Unknown Stanley Kubrick Scripts Have Been Found

Three Unknown Stanley Kubrick Scripts Have Been Found

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Stanley Kubrick is one of the classic filmmakers. His films have stretched into the public imagination, making him a household name like Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and Quentin Tarantino. His works have all been genre defining, ushering in new film techniques and inspiring dozens of imitators. His films have included A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Dr. Strangelove, and Eyes Wide Shut. Now, twenty years after his death, three new screenplays have been found for unused script ideas Kubrick created during his lifetime but never made into films. These scripts were discovered in London and containing intriguing ideas that …