Joyce Maynard’s novel Labor Day took on the big screen on January, 31st of this year. Directed by Jason Reitman, who brought us the award-winning Juno and Up in the Air, this movie’s told from a young boy’s perspective, who doesn’t entirely comprehend the emotional swirl taking place around him. Instead of basking in the carefree air of his early teenage years, playing video games and hanging out … [Read more...] about Movie Review for "Labor Day"
Every author has heard the phrase “kill the baby.” All know after writing their story, they need to rip it apart, removing entire characters, changing the plot, deleting scenes, and, perhaps, rewriting half the story. So, how do you kill someone else’s baby? It’s easy - Hollywood does every time they adapt a book to a movie. No matter how faithful the book adaptations are, they remove characters … [Read more...] about 6 Book Adaptations to Expect on the Big Screen in 2014
Love is an intense feeling of deep affection. We encounter it in real life, read about it in books, and watch about it on the big screen. Throughout time, love has been one of the main plot foundations in cinematography. I’ve put together a list of the top five movies about relationships. Pretty Woman: Pretty Woman is a modern twist on the classic Cinderella story. Edward and Vivian … [Read more...] about Top 5 Movies About Relationships
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards Thursday morning. Most of the nominations were given to American Hustle, Gravity and 12 Years A Slave. American Hustle and Gravity each received 10 nominations, 12 Years A Slave receiving nine. If director of 12 Years A Slave, Steve McQueen wins best director for the film, it will be the … [Read more...] about 2014 Oscar nominations