September 15, 2015 • Movies & Film
The time will come. One day, when you least expect it, Bill Murray will step into your life. It might be in your home, or on the street, or in a karaoke room at four in the morning. Will you be ready for that moment? And what can you do to increase the odds of it happening sooner rather than later? From the pages of The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray, here are four tips for making sure your Bill Murray encounter goes as smoothly as possible.
September 14, 2015 • Movies & Film
Thanks to The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray by Robert Schnakenberg we can’t stop talking about—wait for it…Bill Murray. Like which two Bill Murray characters would we ship together? What would Bill Murray’s characters be reading today? Would Bill Murray return a book we lent to him? And if he didn't, would we really be mad about it? Probably not.
September 11, 2015 • Movies & Film
In an ideal world, film adaptations would satisfy everyone. The author’s vision would be realized exactly as they wanted it to be, the casting would be flawless, and the producers would somehow manage to cram every nuance and detail into two hours. The world, however, is far from ideal, and it’s almost a gut reaction to claim that the book is always better.
But sometimes, there are certain scenes in a book adaptation that are pitch-perfect interpretations of the source material. Here are our top ten movie moments that perfectly capture their book counterparts:
August 24, 2015 • Movies & Film
Anger management issues and on-set rantings aside, Christian Bale is also no stranger to literary adapations. While he's best known for his gravely-voiced Batman, his roles run the gamut from the Antebellum heartthrob to a sociopathic yuppie with a penchant for axe murder. Here's a look at Christian's bookish career, just don't mess with any of the set lights while you're reading this post, m'kay?
August 13, 2015 • Movies & Film, Television
Anne Hathaway is a celebrity that has a serious addiction. No, not smoking, she kicked that one a long time ago. She cannot get enough of movies that are based on books. But not just any kind of book adaptations. She has a penchant for characters that undergo a makeover (or, in one case, a makeunder). Here's a list of book-to-film adaptations where she makes a dramatic physical transformation (and one where she should have).