Adaptation of Modern Day Masterpiece ‘Monster’ Gets Re-titled and a Release Date

Adaptation of Modern Day Masterpiece ‘Monster’ Gets Re-titled and a Release Date

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The film adaptation of The Walter Dean Myers novel, Monster, hit Sundance with a bang a year and a half ago, but finally this masterpiece has been acquired and not only been given a release date but also a new name!   Image Via Amazon Published by Harper Collins, the novel was nominated for the 1999 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, won the Michael L. Printz Award in 2000, the same year it was named for the Coretta Scott King Award Honor. The plot follows Steve Harmon, a seventeen-year-old honor student who is accused and convicted of felony murder, a crime he did not commit in a modern day …

5 Differences Between ‘Frankenstein’ and the Film Adaptations

5 Differences Between ‘Frankenstein’ and the Film Adaptations

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Frankenstein or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Shelley is hailed as the first real science-fiction novel. Following Dr. Victor Frankenstein, it chronicles Frankenstein’s journey to create life and his clash with his creation after he succeeds. Touching on themes of ambition, lost of innocence, revenge, humanity, responsibility and creattion,  Frankenstein is a dense but very worthwhile classic of its genre. However, it unfortunately has been largely displaced in the popular consciousness by its film adaptations. To celebrate its publication anniversary, here are five facts about Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and its many differences to work that adapted its spooky tale.   1. The Framing Device The …

5 Differences Between 'Frankenstein' and the Film Adaptations

5 Differences Between 'Frankenstein' and the Film Adaptations

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Frankenstein or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Shelley is hailed as the first real science-fiction novel. Following Dr. Victor Frankenstein, it chronicles Frankenstein’s journey to create life and his clash with his creation after he succeeds. Touching on themes of ambition, lost of innocence, revenge, humanity, responsibility and creattion,  Frankenstein is a dense but very worthwhile classic of its genre. However, it unfortunately has been largely displaced in the popular consciousness by its film adaptations. To celebrate its publication anniversary, here are five facts about Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and its many differences to work that adapted its spooky tale.   1. The Framing Device The …