The adaptation of books into movies can be a controversial process, especially if the source material is popular, and fans have their own cherished notions of casting. This month, Streampix spotlights 10 of the best examples of books turned into film.
Cult films may be considered modern-day classics like John Ford’s “The Searchers,” which wasn’t even nominated for a major Oscar when it came out in 1956 to such would-be exploitation fare as Alex Cox’s mixed genre 1984 end-of-world noir spoof “Repo Man.” Here’s a selection of Streampix’s 10 top cult films:
With all that is going on right now in the movement for LGBT equality, it is a good time to revisit a movie about a civil rights icon who no doubt would still be fighting the good fight.
I see a lot of movies, so when one lingers in my memory I count that as something special. Here are two such films that are playing this month.
Chris Rock has been booked as a presenter at the 84th Academy Awards, marking his return to the show where his 2005 hosting gig ended with Rock being scolded by Sean Penn for denigrating the talents of “one of our finest actors,” Jude Law.
Oprah Winfrey feels a new freedom after leaving her wildly successful daily TV talk show behind and taking a new course seeking interviews with newsmakers on their own turf.
The Golden Globes have Nicole Kidman, the SAG Awards booked Natalie Portman, and the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards one-upped them all by announcing that Bob Dylan will perform as part of a special tribute to Martin Scorsese.
The two-hour premiere of Winfrey’s new series “Oprah’s Next Chapter” gave OWN its highest ratings for a Sunday premiere since the network’s January 2011 launch weekend, scoring a 1.1 rating in the network’s target women 25-54 demographic and 1.1 million total viewers.
Oprah Winfrey earned the rare opportunity to convert her media charisma into a monogramed TV channel. Now she’s the one tasked with rescuing OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, after a disappointing first year.
By Evens Sanon, Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Oprah Winfrey toured an encampment for Haitians displaced by a massive 2010 earthquake under tight security Monday, with a local photographer detained for about 90 minutes as he tried to cover the event. Winfrey, escorted by security guards, walked among the tents with the actor Sean Penn, […]