Wherein the ‘success’ of YA films adapted from young-adult fiction—from HARRY POTTER & THE HUNGER GAMES, to DIVERGENT—is evaluated.
The movie world is all about the actors, though the occasional director, like Peter Jackson, George Lucas, or Steven Spielberg, gets lucky every now and then. Among the cinematic minds who almost always the short end of the stick, however, are the writers, but The Hollywood Reporter gives them the
How does the ENDER’S GAME movie adaptation stack up against Orson Scott Card’s classic military sci-fi novel?
Like Zach Snyder’s Watchmen, Gavin Hood’s Ender’s Game is a worthy attempt to adapt a story that is practically unadaptable for the screen in the first place. The following review will likely contain some spoilers for non-book readers, so continue at your own risk. In the film, insectoid aliens
Blue is the Warmest Color, Abdellatif Kechiche’s drama about a romance between two young women, took to four screens this weekend and opened with $100,316. That’s $25,079 for each screen, a better average than Michael Haneke’s Amour, the drama about an elderly woman and her husband that earned five Oscar
Young people facing off against each other in the heat of battle seems to be a new trend in the movie landscape, with The Hunger Games and soon Divergent. However, this is nothing new to the world of Ender’s Game. While the book was originally published in the 1980s, it’s finally hitting the big screen
Ender’s Game has been a classic science fiction novel for people of all ages ever since it was first published in the 1980s. While it seemed ripe for a big screen adaptation, the limitations of cinematic technology coupled with the heady and often controversial subject material have long delayed its
Perhaps the most notable news of the week came on Monday, when The Weinstein Co. announced that Grace of Monaco will debut in theaters next year. Originally planned for release on Nov. 27, the Nicole Kidman-led biopic needs more time for completion and will hit theaters next spring as a
As the summer movie season winds down, we here at Screen Invasion decided to take a look at the promising 2013 fall films slate of releases. Fall has traditionally been a dumping ground of films that weren’t quite good enough for big summer tentpoles or winter awards seasons pushes. However,
A sneak peek at ENDER’S GAME props, sets, and costumes on display at SDCC 2013.
Here’s a brand new Enders Game movie stills and logos. The movie arrives in theaters on November 1st, 2013. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card was one of my favorite books growing up, and I was surprised they had us read it in school. I can’t wait for this movie to
Dear Readers, When thinking about what I could possibly add to the immense body of writing about The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, it seemed somehow wrong for me to write about Breaking Dawn – Part 2, or any other member of The Twilight Saga, without first sharing something with you. It’s