April 3rd, 2016

the red queen.

News: April Book to Movie Adaptations

Read the Book Before You See the Movie!

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

THE JUNGLE BOOK
Date: April 15th
Adapted From: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Starring: Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson
Plot Summary: After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.

THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER'S WAR
Date: April 22nd
Adapted From: “The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Andersen and “Snow White” by the Brothers Grimm
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt
Plot Summary: Eric and fellow warrior Sara, raised as members of ice Queen Freya's army, try to conceal their forbidden love as they fight to survive the wicked intentions of both Freya and her sister Ravenna.

THE FAMILY FANG
Date: April 29th
Adapted From: The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Jason Bateman, Christopher Walken, Maryann Plunkett
Plot Summary: A brother and sister return to their family home in search of their world famous parents who have disappeared.

THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY
Date: April 29th
Adapted From: The Man Who Knew Infinity by by Robert Kanigel
Starring: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Toby Jones
Plot Summary: The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy.





Peeking into the archives...today in:
2015: Conventions: Wonder Con 2015, Day One
2014: The Facts in the Case of the Departure of Miss Finch by Neil Gaiman & Michael Zulli
2013: The Deadly Sisterhood by Leonie Frieda
2012: The Lady of the Rivers Book Giveaway
2011: The First Clash by Jim Lacey
2010: Dawn of the Dreadfuls by Steve Hockensmith
2009: Mistress Shakespeare by Karen Harper