Category Archives: Books made into movies

Local authors funnel Oz fascination into new book for film’s 75th anniversary

Meet Jay Scarfone and William Stillman, the wonderful writers of Oz. Both of the Hershey area, Scarfone and Stillman have published a book called “The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion” that is chock-full of behind-the-scenes images and … Continue reading

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Art Association of Harrisburg to host local authors of new ‘Wizard of Oz’ book

The beloved and iconic film “The Wizard of Oz” is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Enjoy local festivities as the Art Association of Harrisburg hosts two area authors – Jay Scarfone and William Stillman, who recently published “The Wizard of Oz: The … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

Dan Rorabaugh reviews ‘The Desolation of Smaug,’ the second film in ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy, and compares it with the book by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Book Thief’

Dan Rorabaugh reviews the movie adaptation of Markus Zusak’s ‘The Book Thief.’

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

Dan Rorabaugh returns to ‘The Hunger Games’ by comparing the new ‘Catching Fire’ movie to its source material.

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From Page to Projector: ‘Ender’s Game’

Dan Rorabaugh plays ‘Ender’s Game’ and reviews the sci-fi novel and the new movie.

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Review: ‘The Blind Side’ by Michael Lewis

Teresa Cook reviews “The Blind Side” by Michael Lewis in this Nov. 4, 2013, post.

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From Page to Projector: ‘1984′

Dan Rorabaugh compares the book and movie versions of George Orwell’s dystopian classic ’1984.’

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From Page to Projector: ‘Carrie’

Dan Rorabaugh reviews the book, the original movie and the current remake of the classic horror story ‘Carrie.’

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Review: Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones older, shallower and boring

Matt Moore of the Associated Press reviews Helen Fielding’s “Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy” in this Oct. 20, 2013, post.

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