books to film

October 23, 2020
Just this week Netflix dropped the new film adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s 1938 novel, Rebecca. Starring Armie Hammer, Lily James, and Kristin Scott Thomas, the updated gothic romance has stiff competition from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1940 version, but we’ll give it a try!
August 19, 2020
Coming soon to a theater near you — if it’s open, that is — is a new film adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel, David Copperfield, directed by Armando Iannucci and starring Dev Patel as th
August 28, 2018
The books-to-film genre amps up its bookishness with "The Bookshop," a new drama directed by Isabel Coixet and starring Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, an
February 18, 2015
Guest Post by Catherine Batac Walder
October 19, 2011
It cannot escape notice that there's a bounteous crop of literary-inspired films coming to theaters this fall. Get out your popcorn--here's a preview.  
April 22, 2011
Catalogue Review: Whitmore Rare Books # 2
April 21, 2011
Back in 2008, I wrote a short article for FB&C on the stellar season of award-winning films that were based on books (it was the year of Atonement, No Country for Old Men, Into th