From mystery to science fiction, memoirs to historical epics, the literary world has long been mined for television and movie fodder. The drive for content has network and cable television, streaming services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, working overtime to develop great scripts from well-known and hidden gems from books.
It’s a new year, with a huge crop of new movies inspired by books! Mark your calendar to see these flicks and/or check out the titles that inspired them!
Those temperatures – those nights – that wind! It’s enough to keep people and cats indoors. You could binge watch Downton Abbey (again!), or you could take the advice from some library staff about what to read, listen to, and watch – something maybe a little new and different. Take our advice – stay warm, stay in, and enjoy. Tea, anyone? Continue reading Winter Staff Picks
Tired of the same old same old holiday TV shows and movies? Try these unexpected holiday-ish gems, as recommended by our resident film buff and reviewer David. Read on, and happy watching! Continue reading Movies in the Holiday Spirit
(November updates to previous post)
Something about Fall turns my mind to the quiet enjoyment of books read in nooks and an occasional big-screen escapist treat. Here are some adapted-from-books films on the big screen this fall.