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Welcome to the YA Movie Countdown, our resident expert’s biweekly guide to young-adult book-to-film adaptations.

The Giver The Maze Runner Mockingjay Comic Con The YA Countdown: Comic Con, The 5th Wave Release Date, Frostbite Fundraising and More

Vampire Academy, Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars have already come and gone, but there’s still quite a bit coming up in the YA movie realm. Not only is The Giver due out in just about a month with The Maze Runner arriving soon thereafter, but… Continue reading The YA Countdown: Comic-Con, 'The 5th Wave' Release Date, 'Frostbite' Fundraising and More

Welcome to the YA Movie Countdown, our resident expert’s biweekly guide to young-adult book-to-film adaptations.

With The Fault in Our Stars still holding on at the box office and The Giver and If I Stay creeping closer to their big debuts, there’s quite a bit of YA book-to-film promotional material floating around out there. That said, there are three standout news items that deserve the bulk of our attention. You… Continue reading The YA Countdown: ‘The 5th Wave,' 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay,' a ‘Vampire Academy’ Sequel and More

noah ps 5 Box Office Report: Noah Rides Wave To #1 While Schwarzenegger Is Left BehindHere’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Noah – $ 44.0 million ($ 44.0 million total)

2. Divergent – $ 26.5 million ($ 95.2 million total)

3. Muppets Most Wanted – $ 11.3 million ($ 33.2 million total)

4. Mr. Peabody & Sherman – $ 9.5 million ($ 94.9 million total)

5. God’s Not Dead – $ 9.0 million ($ 22.0 million total)

6. The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Host

What if everything you love was taken from you in the blink of an eye? ‘The Host’ is the next epic love story from the creato… Read More

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This past weekend, the adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s “The Host” failed to capture a rapt audience, despite its built-in “Twilight” fanbase.

The movie had an underwhelming debut in 6th place and averaged a dismal 11% on Rotten… Continue reading 'The 5th Wave' Movie: 5 Reasons The YA Alien Invasion Story Will Outdo 'The Host'

Wave of women-centric films a welcome trend

No One Killed Jessica 150x150 Wave of women centric films a welcome trend“No One Killed Jessica”, “Mirch”, “Turning 30″ and “7 Khoon Maaf” – all women-centric films in the last few months show the female leads in strong and powerful roles. Filmmakers and actors hope this trend continues in future. On the silver screen women are usually seen as a helpless mother, submissive wife, devoted girlfriend, overcaring [...] Continue reading Wave of women-centric films a welcome trend