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A best-selling book, talented crew, amazing director and cast, all together in Aristotle

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, based on the 2012 novel by Benjamin Alire Sáenz, will be theatrically premiered on September 8, and tells the story of the friendship between two teenage Mexican American boys in 1987 El Paso.

The second season of The Wheel of Time premieres the first three episodes on September 1

The long-awaited second season of the successful fantasy series is largely based on ‘The Great Hunt’, the second novel of Robert Jordan’s hit series, and has some elements of ‘The Dragon Reborn’, the third of fifteen novels in the series.


Does Shelter quite live up to the novel? What about the other adaptations of Harlan Coben's books?

Coben’s unique blend of mystery, intrigue, and unexpected twists has proven to be a winning formula for both his books and their screen adaptations. Don’t miss out on any of his gripping stories.


The race to build the atomic bomb in seven paired titles

Step inside the minds of brilliant scientists, the corridors of power, and the harrowing consequences of the atomic bomb invention.

Unraveling the Crisis: Fentanyl and the Opioid Epidemic

Explore different sides of the crisis through eight compelling movies and books on fentanyl and the devastating U.S. opioid epidemic.

Steven Spielberg films: movie posters and book covers mosaic

How many books have been adapted by Steven Spielberg?

Many of Steven Spielberg’s movies are based on books. What caught his attention for him to adapt each one of these books?

Unlikely parallels: The threads Barbie and Oppenheimer share

The two films couldn’t be more different but what they have in common is that both are based or inspired by non fiction books. Yes, Barbie is also inspired by a bestseller book…


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* Yes, really! There are thousands of movies based on books. Books have been a source of inspiration since the earliest days of cinema, and the practice of bringing books to screen has become even more recurring in recent years, in which the film industry has seen in books and comic books a sure value for their stories.

“The job of the screenplay is to extract the essence of the story from the novel and reconfigure it for the screen maintaining its essence.”