Tag Archives: movies

First trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy

And it looks awesome. Probably half of those 11 million views are just from me hitting replay over and over.  I am so excited for this movie it hurts. The song, by the way, is Hooked on a Feeling by Blue … Continue reading

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First Veronica Mars theatrical trailer

I thought my level of excitement for this movie had reached its peak, but then I saw the trailer.  Please excuse my squeeing. Coming out March 14th (aka Pi Day). Mark your calendars.

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Books to Screen: Artemis Fowl movie greenlit and trailers galore!

There are a ton of books coming to the big screen in the next year or two.  In addition to Ender’s Game and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, filming has just started on The Fault in Our Stars and a movie adaptation of the Artemis Fowl series has … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Jon Ronson

I just finished listening to my fourth audiobook by Jon Ronson, who is now cemented as one of my favorite nonfiction writers ever.  All of his books are clever, funny, and intensely interesting.  Ronson is also a great audiobook narrator. … Continue reading

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Books to Screen: World War Z movie release day!

The movie World War Z, starring Brad Pitt, comes out today.  If you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the awesome-looking trailer: The movie is based on the bestselling novel World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks.  It’s an … Continue reading

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New Trailer! The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The first trailer has just been released for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, coming out December 13, 2013! I loved The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), and I can’t wait for the second movie in the planned trilogy.  I’m especially looking forward to seeing … Continue reading

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Ender’s Game Trailer

The first trailer for the film Ender’s Game, based on the amazing book by Orson Scott Card, has been released!  The movie comes out November 1, 2013. I am tremendously excited about this movie.  What do you think?

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Trailer

This looks like it’s going to be an amazing movie.  As much as I relish the action and fighting, what I really love about this series is the political intrigue and the moments of “Gah! My emotions!”  The movie is set … Continue reading

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New York Comic Con 2012

Yesterday I attended New York Comic Con!  For a more comprehensive review of Friday’s events, including the authors who were there, check out the recaps posted by The Qwillery and The Ranting Dragon.  Here are some of my highlights:   … Continue reading

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‘Illegal’ documentary takes a compassionate look at undocumented youth in the U.S.

This post is not book related, but I saw this trailer recently and thought it needed to be shared. Learn more about the film at IllegalMovie.org. I love documentaries, and I will definitely watch this one when it comes out.  Let … Continue reading

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