Disney/Hyperion A Geeky Force to be Reckoned With

Star Wars Return of the Jedi

How absolutely genius are the folks at Disney Hyperion? Let me give you a hint... There's a scheduled late September release of a scrumptiously illustrated Middle Grade series retelling a little story I like to call ... THE ORIGINAL STAR WARS TRILOGY!!! So. Freakin'. Genius. And just look at these gorgeous little things, and try [...]

Books on Film: Anyone Hungry?

The release date for the teen trilogy Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, gets an official time stamp. Mark your calendars for March 23, 2012!! (3 weeks after my birthday, so feel free to get me tickets and popcorn coupons.) There’s big debate over the suspected rating due the violence and subject matter – will it [...]

Falling for Franco

James Franco's Film Lit-Quest James Franco's fondness for literary adaptations (Howl; Eat Pray Love; 127 Hours) as an actor will take an even more dramatic turn if his plans to direct screen versions of works by William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy are realized. Entertainment Weekly's Shelf Life blog reported that Franco "is moving full steam [...]