The Goldfinch | adaptation review

The Goldfinch Motion Picture Rating: RRelease Date: 2019Director: John CrowleyRuntime: 149 mins.Adapted From: The Goldfinch Please Note: This review contains spoilers for both the film and novel, The Goldfinch. Read at your own discretion. After a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Theodore Decker is left without a mother, without a home.…

SOS: NEW JOHN GREEN COMING THIS FALL

AHHHHH I CAN HARDLY BELIEVE MY EYES!!!!!! I knew joining Twitter would be beneficial to me one day... It's official, guys!!! John Green announced his upcoming novel just an hour ago at Vidcon, and it's going to be here in 4 months!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It's been 5 whole years since TFIOS and I've never been more excited for a…

Trailer Release — 13 Reason Why

It's here!!! The first real look at Netflix's upcoming 13-part series, 13 Reasons Why, was released yesterday. After the slightly-disappointing little teaser trailer a month or so ago, I think things are starting to look up. Check it out: So? Yes? Excited? It looks pretty rad, and my hopes have skyrocketed. Please, Netflix, don't let us…

“Everything, Everything” Trailer

GUYS!!!!! It's here!!! The trailer for Everything, Everything was released this morning and I'm freaking out!! Watch it!!!!   !?!?! What do you guys think? Will it live up to the novel? Will it be better than the novel? Thoughts? I myself quite enjoyed the novel, despite its various issues (you can find my review here), and am…

Update: New Trailers for 2017 Book-to-Film

Well, it's been a month since I posted my list of 2017 adaptations. Since then, a couple new trailers have been released, and I'm stoked! These trailers came out over a week ago, so I realize I'm quite late to the party, but bear with me, people -- I'm trying. Click on the titles for…

“Thirteen Reasons Why” TV Series — FINALLY

So I assume this news has been out for a while, but I personally had no idea about it until today. Apparently, two days ago, Jay Asher updated his Facebook cover photo with this: I literally just saw it on my feed while aimlessly scrolling. How long have people known about this!? (edit: I just…

When Release Dates are Pushed: A Tragedy

In early January I posted about the 2016 book-to-film adaptations that I was most excited for. Although I don't post adaptation reviews for all of them, I did manage to see The 5th Wave, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Allegiant, Miss Peregrine, and The Girl on the Train. In fact, the only one I missed was Alice Through the Looking Glass,…