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8 Movies You (Probably) Didn't Know Were Based on Books

Books have been a great source of inspiration for the movie industry, but sometimes they sneak up on you and unless you really pay attention to the credits you’d never know a film was based on a book. As we continue our look at various book/movie adaptations, I’m taking a look at the movies you most likely didn’t know were based on books!  

What Happened? Seven Films That Left Us Hanging

 Most people like to see resolution in films but not every filmmaker gives us that. Sometimes, they just leave us wondering. While there are times this can be just a symptom of bad writing or editing, it can also be an excellent way to get people to leave the theater thinking. In the hands of a clever and talented filmmaker, this technique can make a good film even more interesting. Here are seven good movies that don’t give us the answers we expect.

7 Reasons Why Christopher Nolan Should Direct the Next Star Trek Film

 With the rebooted Star Trek series receiving diminishing returns with each new entry and Star Trek Beyond underperforming, the future of the franchise is not certain. Maybe a new director is needed to take the series in a different direction. Cinelinx looks at seven reasons why Christopher Nolan would be the right man to save the struggling franchise.

Chris Pine Says Star Trek Fans Don’t Want Intelligent Movies

 

The rebooted cinematic Star Trek franchise has gotten a great deal of criticism for focusing more on action than on the social and moral theme of the 1960s TV series. One person who defends the less thought-provoking style of the modern franchise is Chris Pine, who says a cerebral Trek movie wouldn’t go over well with modern fans.

Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy vs. The MCU Captain America Trilogy

Which is the best comic book inspired trilogy? Christopher Nolan’s revered Dark Knight trilogy has become the gold standard for turning comic book super heroes into serious art. However, the three MCU Captain America films have been called the best of all the MCU franchises. Both are excellent trilogies. Which is better? Let’s take a look.

Misinterpreted Film: The Prestige

The Prestige is about magicians, who specialize in tricking the mind as a form of entertainment. Like it’s subject matter, the film itself fittingly accomplishes the same thing. Join us as we discuss the subtle complications of this intriguing film and how they are often misunderstood by general audiences.  

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