Everyone knows about the comic book origins of films like The Avengers and Man of Steel, but when it comes to movies like this weekend’s gritty, postapocalyptic adventure Snowpiercer, the book that inspired the film isn’t nearly as ubiquitous as the usual mainstream superhero fare.
Originally published in 1982, the French-language graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette took more than… Continue reading The Geek Beat: 'Snowpiercer' and Other Great Foreign Graphic Novels Movie Fans Should Be Reading
How now-adult children of the ’90s feel about “Space Jam” — the 1996 live action/animation hybrid starring all your favorite Looney Tunes characters and basketball stars including Michael Jordan — probably depends on just how much they loved the movie as a kid. But even an impartial observer would most likely agree that the movie’s premise (aliens kidnap the Looney Tunes… Continue reading This 'Space Jam' Live Reading Is Almost as Ridiculous as the Movie (VIDEO)
Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan hasn’t had the best run since captivating audiences with titles like The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable. In fact, the director has become something of a cinematic punching bag as his subsequent films have floundered and faltered at the box office.
Shyamalan understands this, and has since decided that maybe the best way to proceed after the disappointing returns on his summer… Continue reading People Were Jumping Out of Their Seats After Reading M. Night Shyamalan's Latest Movie
GOSSIP . . KERR’S WEDDING DRESS LOST ON PLANE . . Days like this make you glad you’re not in public relations for American Airlines: Celebrity … Continue reading Essential Reading
A study was conducted by the Nielsen Noram Group that revealed the following: reading an ebook is considerably slower compared to reading a standard paper version. A short story by Ernest Hemingway was given to people. It was found that those who were reading the story on the iPad were 6.2 percent slower in comparison [...] Continue reading Survey: Reading an Ebook Is Slower than a Standard Book