POSTS TAGGED 'Ender’s Game'
The trend of adapting Young Adult novels unto the big screen continues with Divergent (2014). Directed by Neil Burger, with a screenplay by Evan Daugherty and Vanessa Taylor (from Veronica Roth’s book), the film is a mixed bag. There are some interesting ideas, although they…READ MORE
While at San Diego Comic-Con in July 2013, I was able to attend the press conference for Ender’s Game that occurred prior to the panel in Hall H. Harrison Ford (at his first SDCC appearance), Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, director/screenwriter Gavin Hood, and producer Roberto…READ MORE
I’ve never read Orson Scott Card’s novel Ender’s Game, and after watching writer/director Gavin Hood’s film adaptation, I’m not that much more interested in it. This is a dreary, sluggishly paced story that takes itself way too seriously. There are interesting ideas afloat, which I’m…READ MORE
Spencer is joined by the newest MacGuffin contributor, Sarah Ksiazek, to discuss her experience going to her first San Diego Comic Con. Segments include: figuring out the ropes at Comic Con, trials and tribulations, covering film and television, and lessons learned for next year. Upcoming…READ MORE
If screenings of clips from Star Trek Into Darkness and Fast & Furious 6 weren’t cool enough, we still had two days worth of studio presentations (Disney, Sony, 20th Century Fox, and Lionsgate) at CinemaCon 2013. Generally the presentations went two ways: either the presenters would briefly mention a…READ MORE