Young adult books have for over a decade fuelled teen cinema. Here are some of the best adaptations…. Before it fought hard to win the rights to film The Hunger Games books, Lionsgate was a relatively small film studio, whose primary profits came from Saw sequels.
Adaptations of young adult novels are big business, and these three franchises have the billions to prove it. On paper, these are instant hits — movies based on popular books with passionate followings that fit all the criteria of the blockbuster — but maybe they shouldn't get their hopes too high up. A popular book does not mean a profitable and beloved franchise.
The stance of the regulator reflects a dynamic that some compare to the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses: Victims, for any number of reasons, are reluctant to report incidents to the authorities, and the lack of reported incidents may lead to authorities underestimating their prevalence. Sexual assault on porn sets has received widespread attention this week after six women made serious allegations against high-profile actor James Deen. Those in the industry say concerns about sexual violence — and about the challenges of reporting incidents to management and authorities — have been long-standing among workers.
American Psycho This film was one of the best instances demonstrating how violence could often be rated less harshly than sex by the MPAA ratings board. The most shocking was the murder of his associate Paul Allen Jared Leto. To the tune of "Hip to Be Square," Bateman wore a clear rain-slicker in his apartment, as he hit his co-worker over the head with a shiny new axe head - with blood splattering over his face from the impact of the multiple vicious strikes off-screen.
The young adult literary genre has been booming for a while, and film studios are trying to catch up. In the past several years, multiple best-selling book franchises have been transformed into big screen-hits. However, not every box office success is a cinematic masterpiece.
For three weeks, the theater on Carson Street in Long Beach was barred from screening adult films under a preliminary court injunction. On Monday, however, the state Supreme Court intervened on the side of the theater. The high court issued a stay that leaves Pussycat Theaters, which owns the movie house under its corporate name of Walnut Properties Inc.
Guess what? Chances are, you have your own top ten list. What appeals to any of us on any level is intensely personal and I also have that whole sociology thing to factor in, too.
Sign in. Title: The Adult Workshop of Love I think we Americans are prudish deep down inside and so we react more strongly than Europeans to anything sexual. It taught me that a film can be truly erotic and not "dirty.
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