Category Archives: Books On Film

First Look: Promo poster for “Alex Cross” starring Tyler Perry.

The writer/director famed for his “Madea” comedies, changes things up a bit, taking the lead role in author James Patterson’s series of books. Matthew Fox (“Lost“) also stars. And the trailer: (h/t HeyUGuys) Advertisements

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Keira Knightley shines in new “Anna Karenina” poster.

Yesterday, I brought you the latest trailer for the big screen adapatation of Leo Tolstoy’s sprawling Russian family novel. Now here’s a poster to go with it:

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First Look: New “Anna Karenina” trailer with Keira Knightley.

The comely British actress returns to the period costume dramas where she’s carved out a respectable little niche for herself these past few years. She’s currently starring opposite Steve Carrell in the apocalyptic comedy “Finding a Friend for the End … Continue reading

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First Look: New Images for “Les Miserables.”

From TotalFilm: Here’s a few snaps of the upcoming adaptation of “Les Miserables,” starring Hugh Jackman, Amanda Seyfried and others. Read the full story here.

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“On The Road” and the challenges of bringing The Beats to the Big Screen.

If you’re just catching up, as I am, after the long holiday weekend here in the U.S., the New York Times had a great piece Sunday on the challenges of bringing the much-beloved Beat Generation novels to the big screen. … Continue reading

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Kristen Stewart sheds image, clothes in “On the Road.”

From New York Magazine’s Vulture site, here’s part of an interview with “On the Road” star Kristen Stewart. In it, she talks about shedding both the image of “Twilight’s” virginal Bella Swan and her clothes in Walter Sales’ adaptation of … Continue reading

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First Look: The trailer and promo poster for Baz Luhrman’s The Great Gatsby.

If you’re a regular reader of this space, then you know that my trepidation when it comes to big-screen adaptations of “The Great Gatsby” is pretty well-established. Over a half-dozen iterations, no one’s really come close to capturing the spirit … Continue reading

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