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?
The immense popularity of comics-based film can be attributed to a lot of different factors. Everybody loves heroes, and something about the hero’s journey manages to really resonate with audiences, but there’s also a large degree of spectacle that goes into the best superhero films that makes almost every single one of them an event unto themselves. No one is really proving the viability and longevity of… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Might Transform Comic Book Movies
“I’ve never had a problem getting f*cked,” Brandi Glanville proclaims in her new book, Drinking & Dating. And while some of her most memorable hookups have unfolded on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Glanville’s opening up for the first time about her off-camera booty calls, dates, and one-night-stands in her new book Drinking & Dating. For the most part, Glanville doesn’t name names, but can you guess the… Continue reading Inside Brandi Glanville’s Little Black Book: The Actor, The Rapper, The NBA Great — Her Most Scandalous Secret Hookups REVEALED
Eliot Spitzer liked to pretend he was an attacker, pin his hookers to their beds and choke them — this according to one of his kinky sex partners, Rebecca Woodard, who described just such a scene in her new book, Call Girl Confidential.
“The more struggle there was, the more he was into it,” Woodard writes, according to the New York Post. “When he grabbed my… Continue reading Eliot Spitzer’s Preference For Rough, Kinky Sex Detailed In New Book ‘Call Girl Confidential’