Tagged: adaptation

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Film Torments: Ben-Hur (2016)

THIS WEEK on Torments, Dan looks at a surprisingly interesting bomb. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ was a staggeringly popular novel at the turn of the 20th Century. Set in the time of...

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Film Torments: Supergirl (1984)

THIS TIME on Torments, Dan looks at a forgotten lesson in comic book atrocities. There was a time when superhero movies were a marquee event. When the original Superman hit cinemas in 1979, comic...

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Film Torments: Swamp Thing (1982)

THIS TIME on Torments, Dan looks at an early comic book flick from a horror pioneer. This’ll be a laugh. I’m sorry. Wes Craven was not as clever as he thought he was. An undeniably...

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Film Torments: The Keep (1983)

IN THIS WEEK’S Torment, Dan examines what happens when an auteur and a studio clash over madness. Michael Mann, to this day, remains one of the most interesting directors to still be making a...