As Disney releases the live-action version of its beloved animation classic, Beauty and the Beast (1991), the question is whether the remake has anything to add to the “tale as old as time”.
I encountered this little fellow on a day hike in the forest some time ago. At first, I just stood still and observed
Hollywood’s new wunderkind has done it again. And this time, with La La Land, Damien Chazelle might be heading for his first Academy Award.
More than half a century separates the science fiction classic The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) from its remake in 2008. More than half a decade separates this text from today.
It was inevitable that Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods would be made into a movie. But does the film, starring Robert Redford as Bryson, live up to the book? Is it a good adaptation?
What would you do if you were stranded alone on a spaceship? Morten Tyldum’s recent science fiction thriller Passengers explores the implications of a robinsonade in deep space.
Bill Bryson, the great travel writer, takes to the trail: In his perhaps slightly over-ambitious travel report, A Walk in the Woods (1997), fascination and frustration are as close to one another as salamanders and sarcasm. A review.