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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.

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

By Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

With just the right amount of Halloween gore and vulgarity, "The Pumpkin Pie Show: Stump Speeches" perfectly parodies the 2016 presidential election, throwing shade (or rather, guts) at both sides of the partisan debate.

How Exactly Does a Book Get on the New York Times Bestseller List?

How Exactly Does a Book Get on the New York Times Bestseller List?

By Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

What does "New York Times Best-Selling Author" even mean?

‘Flight’ Takes Physical Storytelling to New Heights

‘Flight’ Takes Physical Storytelling to New Heights

By Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

In a cleverly choreographed work of theater and acrobatics, the classic novel "The Little Prince" is reimagined in "Flight" for this year's Fringe Encore Series.