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January 7th, 2016

News: January Movie Adaptations

Read the Book Before You See the Movie!

Thank you IMDB.com for providing the movie plot summaries.

SHERLOCK: THE ABOMINABLE BRIDE
Date: January 6th
Adapted From: Sir Conan Arthur Doyle's Sherlock Holmes character
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman
Plot Summary: Not really a movie, but the holiday special from the BBC series Sherlock will be released in movie theaters before airing on television. Set in Victorian London instead of the show's contemporary setting, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson tackle yet another case.

THE REVENANT
Date: January 8th
Adapted From: The Revenant by Michael Punke
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy
Plot Summary: A frontiersman named Hugh Glass on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s is on a quest for survival after being brutally mauled by a bear.

13 HOURS
Date: January 15th
Adapted From: 13 Hours Mitchell Zuckoff
Starring: James Badge Dale, John Krasinksi
Plot Summary: An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

THE LADY IN THE VAN
Date: January 15th
Adapted From: The Lady in the Van by Alan Bennett
Starring: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings
Plot Summary: A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her car that's parked in his driveway.

THE 5TH WAVE
Date: January 22nd
Adapted From: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Maika Monroe
Plot Summary: Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.





Peeking into the archives...today in:
2015: Subscription Box: Book Riot, January 2015
2014: Anything That Moves by Dana Goodyear
2013: A Sound Among The Trees by Susan Meissner
2012: At the Mercy of the Queen by Anne Clinard Barnhill
2011: Closing down for end of year Festivus…
2010: Sticklers, Sideburns & Bikinis by Graeme Donald
2009: News: TwiCon 2009

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