Book to Screen Adaptations Club
加入
Fanpop
New Post
Explore Fanpop
 Percy Jackson & the Olympians
照片
movie
book
adaptation
percy jackson
added by cressida
1
Directed 由 Gillian Armstrong, adapted from the novel 由 Louisa M. Alcott, and starring Winona Ryder, Christian Bale, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes, Susan Sarandon, and Gabriel Byrne.
video
movie trailer
1994
little women
louisa m. alcott
Nine 分钟 extended trailer for the 最近的 The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe adaptation.
video
movie trailer
2005
c.s. lewis
"Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly." Adapted from Ann Brashares's novel.
video
movie trailer
2005
ann brashares
"Help is coming from above".
video
movie trailer
2006
charlotte's web
e.b. white
added by cressida
2
The full trailer for Robert Zemeckis' CGI film version of Beowulf.
video
beowulf
movie trailer
2007
Two parts: #1) Prince Caspian trailer and #2)interview with Ben Barnes (Prince Caspian).
video
movie trailer
2008
prince caspian
纳尼亚传奇
c.s. lewis
Based on the 蝙蝠侠 comics. Hooray for the comic book-to-movie adaptations!
video
movie trailer
2008
the dark knight
蝙蝠侠
comic book
Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves in an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures. Based on the 图书 由 冬青, 冬青树 Black.
video
the spiderwick chronicles
2008
movie trailer
冬青, 冬青树 black
added by cressida
What could be the worst curse ever? Be forced to be obedient, no matter what. That's Ella! Based on Gail Carson Levine's award-winning novel.
video
movie trailer
gail carson levine
ella 着魔
added by cressida
"Behind every great 爱情 is a great story." Based on Nicholas Sparks's novel.
video
movie trailer
恋恋笔记本
nicholas sparks
During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America. Based on the Patrick O'Brien series.
video
movie trailer
master and commander
patrick o'brien
Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.
video
movie trailer
girl interruped
susanna kaysen
"A group of male 老友记 become obsessed with a group of mysterious sisters who are sheltered 由 their strict, religious parents after one of them commits suicide." Based on the novel 由 Jeffrey Eugenides.
video
movie trailer
the virigin suicides
jeffrey eugenides
sofia coppola
"A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion." Trailer for the 2002 movie White Oleander, based on the book 由 Janet Fitch.
video
movie trailer
white oleander
janet fitch
"After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble." Based on Khaled Hosseini's bestseller of the same name. In theaters 2007.
video
the 风筝, 放风筝 runner
khaled hosseini
movie trailer
2007
This spot was created to celebrate book-to-tv/film-screen adaptations. True, there is no way that a live version will ever live up to our imagination. And yes, there are hundreds of examples of how this formula can go wrong. But there are also hundreds of examples of how the formula can go right and astonish us with the magic of cinema, yet all too often these examples are forgotten -- and so this spot is to remind ourselves of both the good and the bad, and to discuss either.

A common criticism of book-to-screen adaptations nowadays is that filmmakers are seemingly relying too often on literature...
continue reading...