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Should Books Be Adapted Into Films?

Should Books Be Adapted Into Films?

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Cinematic adaptations of books have become more prevalent over the last decade than seemingly ever before — so what exactly does that translation between mediums mean, and is this trend a good thing?

Risk and Reward in Film Adaptations

Risk and Reward in Film Adaptations

By Caroline Zemsky, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books

What makes a great book doesn't always make a great movie. The transition from a book to its film adaptation can be a tricky one — with creative liberties taken that divert greatly from the source material, resulting in fans who aren't always pleased.