Shutter Island. Poster of the 2010 movie and cover of the 2003 book
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Shutter Island
Dennis Lehane, 2003
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Martin Scorsese, 2010

Marshals Edward ‘Teddy’ Daniels and his new partner Chuck Aule travel to the Ashecliffe Hospital for the criminally insane on Castle Island in Boston Harbor. Lead psychiatrist John Cawley refuses to turn over records, and they learn that Solando’s doctor Lester Sheehan left the island on vacation immediately after Solando disappeared.


Fosse/Verdon. Poster of the 2019 TV series and cover of the 2013 book, Fosse
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Fosse
Sam Wasson, 2013
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Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson, 2019

The story of the romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. Fosse was a filmmaker and one of theater’s most influential choreographers and directors. Verdon was a critically acclaimed actress and Broadway dancer who won 4 Tony Awards. The story of the entire series unfolds through back-and-forth flashes of the couple’s relationship through the years.


Brokeback Mountain. Poster of the 2005 movie and cover of the 1997 book
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Brokeback Mountain
Annie Proulx, 1997
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Ang Lee, 2005

In 1963, Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist are hired by Joe Aguirre to herd his sheep through the summer on the Brokeback mountains. Jack broaches the subject of creating a life with Ennis on a small ranch, but Ennis refuses; he is unwilling to abandon his family, and is haunted by a childhood memory of two men being killed for suspected homosexual behavior.


Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story. Poster of the 2022 movie and cover of the 2021 book, Wrath
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Wrath
Victoria Christopher Murray, 2021
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Troy Scott, 2022

A single lawyer meets a man who seems perfect, but his jealousy and anger lead to suspicious behavior and dangerous threats. The lawyer must fight to save herself and protect those around her from the man’s destructive actions.


Suite Française. Poster of the 2014 movie and cover of the 2004 book, Suite française
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Suite française
Irène Némirovsky, 2004
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Saul Dibb, 2014

In 1940 France, as Hitler’s forces advance toward Paris, Lucile anxiously anticipates updates on her husband who is captive as a prisoner of war. She leads a constricted life under the control of her overbearing mother-in-law, but her world is disrupted when a charming and attractive German officer is assigned to live with them. Despite the societal norms, they become attracted to each other, but their relationship is endangered by the brutalities of the war.


My Week with Marilyn. Poster of the 2011 movie and cover of the 2000 book
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My Week with Marilyn
Colin Clark, 2000
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Simon Curtis, 2011

Following his graduation from Christ Church, Oxford in 1956, aspiring filmmaker Colin Clark travels to London to get a job on Laurence Olivier’s next production. The press discover the house, but Colin reveals he secured a second house just in case, impressing Olivier and Marilyn’s publicist, Arthur P. Jacobs.


My Week with Marilyn. Poster of the 2011 movie and cover of the 1995 book, The Prince, The Showgirl and Me
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The Prince, The Showgirl and Me
Colin Clark, 1995
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Simon Curtis, 2011

Following his graduation from Christ Church, Oxford in 1956, aspiring filmmaker Colin Clark travels to London to get a job on Laurence Olivier’s next production. The press discover the house, but Colin reveals he secured a second house just in case, impressing Olivier and Marilyn’s publicist, Arthur P. Jacobs.


All the Money in the World. Poster of the 2017 movie and cover of the 1995 book, Painfully Rich
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Painfully Rich
John Pearson, 1995
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Ridley Scott, 2017

In 1973, 16-year-old John Paul Getty III, grandson of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty who was at that time the world’s richest private citizen, is kidnapped in Rome by an organized crime ring. She travels to Getty’s estate to beseech him to pay the ransom but he refuses, stating that it would encourage further kidnappings on his family members.


Venom. Poster of the 2018 movie and cover of the 2012 comic book
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Venom
Todd McFarlane, David Michelinie, 2012
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Ruben Fleischer, 2018

While exploring space for new habitable worlds, a probe belonging to the bio-engineering corporation Life Foundation discovers a comet covered in symbiotic lifeforms. The Life Foundation recovers the other three and transports them to their research facility in San Francisco, where they discover that the symbiotes cannot survive without oxygen-breathing hosts, which often fatally reject the symbiosis.


Venom: Let There Be Carnage. Poster of the 2021 movie and cover of the 2012 comic book, Venom
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Venom
Todd McFarlane, David Michelinie, 2012
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Andy Serkis, 2021

Over a year after the events of Venom, investigative journalist Eddie Brock struggles to adjust to life as the host of the alien symbiote Venom, which grants him super-human abilities in order to be a lethal vigilante. Brock attempts to reignite his career by interviewing serial killer Cletus Kasady, who becomes the host of the symbiote Carnage and escapes prison after a failed execution.


Certain Women. Poster of the 2016 movie and cover of the 2002 book, Half in Love: Stories
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Half in Love: Stories
Maile Meloy, 2002
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Kelly Reichardt, 2016

The movie explores the nuanced changes in personal aspirations and societal norms that disrupt the confined lives of its characters. The film follows a lawyer dealing with a challenging client, a woman facing marital strains while building her dream home, and a night-school teacher forming a delicate connection with a lonely ranch hand. The emotional immediacy of their stories unveils the complexities of desire and expectations.


Oz The Great and Powerful. Poster of the 2013 movie and cover of the 1900 book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
L. Frank Baum, 1900
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Sam Raimi, 2013

In 1905 Kansas, Oscar Diggs is a magician and con artist in a traveling circus. Oscar escapes in a hot air balloon but is sucked into a tornado that takes him to the Land of Oz. They encounter the flying monkey, Finley, who pledges a life debt to Oscar when he saves him from a lion. Oscar reveals his deception to Finley and forces him to maintain the idea that he is the wizard.