Welcome to the YA Movie Countdown, our resident expert’s biweekly guide to young-adult book-to-film adaptations.
The first film in a potential young-adult book-to-film franchise is always a challenge. Not only do you have to convey a compelling narrative, but you also must establish an entire world around it, and in Divergent’s case, that’s quite the undertaking. The concept of a society being divided up… Continue reading 'Divergent' Fan Review: How Does the Movie Compare to Veronica Roth's Book?
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Mr. Peabody & Sherman – $ 21.2 million ($ 63.1 million total)
2. 300: Rise of an Empire – $ 19.1 million ($ 78.3 million total)
3. Need for Speed – $ 17.8 million ($ 17.8 million total)
4. Non-Stop – $ 10.6 million ($ 68.8 million total)
5. Tyler Perry’s The Single Mom’s Club – $ 8.3 million ($ 8.3
For better or worse, Veronica Mars is a movie for the fans.
It’s impossible to talk about the long awaited follow-up to the short-lived TV series of the same name without mentioning its origins on Kickstarter. The show’s small but dedicated fanbase ensured that the adventures of Neptune, California’s youngest private eye would live on and the film feels like like a thank you letter to the… Continue reading The Word on 'Veronica Mars': If You Liked the TV Show, You'll Love the Movie
First, the “Veronica Mars” movie made history with its record-breaking Kickstarter campaign. Now, it’s about to do it again.
Get this “Veronica Mars” fans: your movie will be the first to be simultaneously released by a major studio in theaters (270 theaters) and made available for purchase and to rent on the same day: March 14, 2014. We can already… Continue reading The 'Veronica Mars' Movie Is About to Make History... Again