#video games

‘Dante’s Inferno’ Is Being Made Into A Movie

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'Dante's Inferno' is not exactly the classic the poem was, but the game has more boobs, so that's where Hollywood is going.

Novels

Ben Wheatley Will Direct The Film Adaptation Of J.G. Ballard's 'High-Rise'

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'High-Rise' is a novel written by J.G. Ballard, being directed by one of the best directors in horror. Surely it will be a happy film where no one dies.

Twilight Zone

Five Episodes The New ‘Twilight Zone’ Movie Should Adapt

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'The Twilight Zone' is headed back to the big screen... but with which episodes?

#Kick Ass 2

Review: ‘Kick-Ass 2′ And The Pitfalls Of The Retread Sequel

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'Kick-Ass 2' and how it reminds us that Hollywood often forgets the definition of sequel.

#Kick Ass 2

‘Kick-Ass’ And Four Other Adaptations Better Than Their Sources

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'Kick-Ass' is a movie better than the comic it's based on... and it's not alone.

whiteout

‘2 Guns’ And 6 Other Movies You Didn’t Know Were Comics Adaptations

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The upcoming '2 Guns' is based on a comic... and it's far from the only recent Hollywood action flick to be based on one.

Spawn

Jamie Foxx Wants To Be ‘Spawn’

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Jamie Foxx is apparently out to make a 'Spawn' reboot. And that's actually great news.

#video games

‘Gran Turismo: The Movie’ Is On The Way

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Yes, 'Gran Turismo' is becoming a movie. Because Hollywood mindlessly follows trends that's why.

#Comics

Can ‘R.I.P.D.’ Survive The Dark Horse Curse?

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'R.I.P.D.' has a tough weekend ahead of it... but as it's a movie from a Dark Horse book, that may not be a surprise.

the giver

‘The Giver’ Film Adapatation Has Finally Found Its Jonas

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'The Giver' might finally be hitting screens, after a twenty-year development process.

#video games

Why A 'Gears Of War' Movie Might Not Work

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A 'Gears of War' movie might officially be on the way... and that might actually be bad news.

#Comics

‘Dark Dungeons’ May Get An Official Film Adaptation

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The infamous anti-tabletop Chick tract 'Dark Dungeons' may be headed for big screen glory.

MICHAEL CRICHTON

Let’s Rank The 10 Best Films Based On Michael Crichton Novels, Shall We?

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With Jurassic Park 3D hitting theaters, let's look back on all the Michael Crichton books that made their way to the big screen.

Movies

Thanks To 'Watchmen', We'll Never Have A 'BioShock' Movie

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Apparently a hard-R criticism of Ayn Rand seemed less appealing after 'Watchmen' underperformed.

#video games

Scott Derrickson Takes Over 'Deus Ex: Human Revolution'

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'Deus Ex: Human Revolution' has a fellow nerd at the wheel.

snow crash

"Snow Crash" Supposedly Getting A Film Adaptation

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Back when Neal Stephenson wrote books instead of lengthy dissertations that you had to hack the novel out of with a machete (that is, the early '90s), he wrote a book called "Snow Crash".

#video games

"Chronicle" Director Tackles "Shadow of the Colossus"

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"Chronicle" has been, so far, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2012/02/chronicle-the-review">arguably the best superhero movie of the year</a> (and, yeah, we're including "The Avengers" in that), and the director, Josh Trank, is tied to a lot of movies, as tends to happen when you make a movie that grosses four or five times its budget.

sitcoms

5 SF Sitcoms Hollywood Should Adapt Before "ALF"

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The rumors of an ALF movie are greatly exaggerated; it's mostly just Alf's creator and puppeteer, Paul Fusco, <a href="http://www.aintitcool.com/node/55951">trying to drum up work for his '80s sensation</a>.

#arrow

"Arrow" Has a Trailer, And It's Way Better

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Last week, we brought up <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2012/05/arrows-first-preview-clip-is-up-and-its-exactly-what-youd-expect">the clip "Arrow" inflicted on the Internet</a> and called it out for being, at best, really rough, and at worst, being something like a total hack job.

Webcomics

PhD: A Webcomic Makes The Jump To Film

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I used to be a graduate student, albeit in the arts, and a lot of the webcomic <a href="phdcomics.com">Piled Higher and Deeper</a> is painfully on the mark, not surprising since Jorge Cham used to be a grad student himself.


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