When it comes to superheroes, who have been in publication for over 75 years, films have a gray area regarding the rules of adaptation. As the times change, these characters do too, but there’s also an intangible element that will definitively make Batman, well, Batman. A detectable truthfulness exists in each character adapted to the screen, but the rules for what constitutes that truthfulness change from… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why It's Not Fair to Compare 'Man of Steel' to 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'
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?
On Monday, Britney Spears and Demi Lovato appeared onstage with Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid to officially confirm their positions as judges for Season 2 of “The X Factor” in the United States. Though the announcement came as no surprise, it was met with thunderous applause.
“I’m so excited about this whole experience,” Spears told the audience. “It’s going to be so fun and is so… Continue reading Demi Lovato's 'X Factor' salary can't compare to Britney Spears'