Tag Archives: adaptation

The Graduate (1967)

Director: Mike Nichols Writers: Calder Willingham and Buck Henry (Based on the novel by Charles Webb)

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Tom and Jerry (2021)

Director: Tim Story Writer: Kevin Costello (Based on characters created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera)

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Director: Mike Nichols Writer: Ernest Lehman (Based on the play by Edward Albee) Great! Had not seen this one in a while. All four leads are excellent. Beautiful photography. Started reading the new Nichols biography so I am going to … Continue reading

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The Comfort of Strangers (1990)

Director: Paul Schrader Writer: Harold Pinter (Based on the novel by Ian McEwan)

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The Little Mermaid (1989)

Directors: John Musker & Ron Clements Writers: John Musker & Ron Clements (Based on “The Little Mermaid” by Hans Christian Andersen) Under the Sea still slaps.

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Barefoot in the Park (1967)

Director: Gene Saks Writer: Neil Simon (Based on the play by Neil Simon)

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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

Director: Michael Mann Writers: Michael Mann and Christopher Crowe (Based on the novel by James Fenimore Cooper) Director’s Cut. Had not seen this in quite a while. Pretty good!

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Manhunter (1986)

Director: Michael Mann Writer: Michael Mann (Based on the book “Red Dragon” by Thomas Harris)

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Nomadland (2020)

Director: Chloe Zhao Writer: Chloe Zhao (Based on the book “Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century” by Jessica Bruder) Great! One of the year’s best.

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The Keep (1983)

Director: Michael Mann Writer: Michael Mann (Based on the novel by F. Paul Wilson) Big Mann fan but it was my first time seeing this. An ambitious failure. I liked it but it feels like there is a great movie … Continue reading

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