David Yates’ The Legend of Tarzan does an effective job bringing the iconic King of the Jungle back to the big screen in a way that stays true to the classic books. With beautiful cinematography and a surprisingly strong lead performance by Alexander Skarsgard, The Legend of Tarzan delivers an entertaining adaptation of literature’s first super hero. However, will this film resonate with modern audiences who are unfamiliar with the character?
George Lucas has often cited the classic Japanese Samurai film The Hidden Fortress as the main inspiration for his sci-fi epic Star Wars. With Star Wars: The Force Awakens opening this week, Cinelinx looks at the movie that inspired Lucas to make one of the greatest sci-fi films of all time.
Warner Bros. is recruiting direcotr Robert Rodriguez to help bring the crazy adventures of Jonny Quest to the big screen in a brand new live-action adaptation.
Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have surprised fans on more than one occasion by changing the trajectories of some of the series characters from what happened to them in the literary A Song of Ice and Fire series. Some fans have complained about the changes, while others are fine with it. Should the show keep its fidelity to the original George R.R. Martin books, or is it best for the show to veer off into original territory?
SAT verbal analogy flashback time! If comic book is to TV program, then graphic novel is to miniseries. See the difference? Comic books and graphic novels are two ways to tell a story using graphic print media. In many ways they can be very similar, but in some ways they are not. It is those differences that are important to consider when adapting their stories to film.
Flash Gordon has been an iconic sci-fi character since he was created by cartoonist Alex Raymond in 1934. Eight decades later, the space-faring hero gets a gift for his 80th birthday in the form of a new film.