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#BookToMovieTrailer – Blood Brothers: Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali

Director: Marcus A. Clarke Producer: Kenya Barris Studio: Netflix Slated Release: Thursday, September 9, 2021 Run Time: 1 hour 36 minutes Book: Blood Brothers - The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X Author: Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith Publication Date: November 1, 2016 Publisher: Basic Books Page Count: 362 pages In her review of the film for The Hollywood Reporter, Lovia Gyarke notes,… Continue reading #BookToMovieTrailer – Blood Brothers: Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali

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#BookToMovieTrailer – Dune

  Book: Dune Author: Frank Herbert Originally Published: August 1965 Publisher: Chilton Company Page Count: 896 When Frank Herbert passed in 1986, The New York Times reported that his best-known novel Dune had sold more than 12 million copies.  Originally intended to be a trilogy, the series eventually grew to six novels.  The New York Times also reported that it had… Continue reading #BookToMovieTrailer – Dune

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#BookToMovieTrailer – Pet Sematary

For my grandma, Pet Sematary was the book.  The last straw.  She read it in the 80s but couldn't finish it.  Too scary.  She did not finish the book -- couldn't -- and did not read another Stephen King novel until the mid-2000s. In case you don't believe my grandma's thoughts of the book, consider King's.  Rumor… Continue reading #BookToMovieTrailer – Pet Sematary

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#BookToMovieTrailer – The Girl in the Spider’s Web

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo's Lisabeth Salamander and Michael Blomkvist are back, though with new actors playing them and a new director to guide them.  Director Fede Alvarez ("Don't Breathe") has taken over the helm of the Millennium series, which is based on the Swedish crime novel trilogy written by the late Stieg Larsson.  It is believed… Continue reading #BookToMovieTrailer – The Girl in the Spider’s Web

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#BookToMovieTrailer – ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

This past Wednesday, August 2, would have been James Baldwin's 94th birthday. In honor of that, director Barry Jenkins (most noted for "Moonlight") tweeted a first look trailer for his upcoming adaptation of Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk.   I was in 6th grade the first time I read about Tish and Fonny.  It is my… Continue reading #BookToMovieTrailer – ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’