Adaptation

movies

People Explain What They Thought of the Movies Based on Their Lives

"The producers basically just took a part of my life story, did whatever they wanted, and it was like: to hell with you."
Laura Woods
2.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Michael B. Jordan Is Turning Marlon James's Epic African Fantasy into a Movie

He's adapting the author's new novel 'Black Leopard, Red Wolf.'
River Donaghey
2.7.19
Culture

Jean-Claude Van Damme Was 'Coked Out of His Mind' During 'Street Fighter,' Director Says

Director Steven de Souza described filming the 90s action flick as a total shit show.
Drew Schwartz
7.17.18
entertainment

Here Are the Best Movies About Hollywood on Netflix

Here’s how to spend a few hours before the Oscars this weekend.
Noel Ransome
3.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Ron Howard Is Giving 'Hillbilly Elegy' the Hollywood Treatment

The Oscar-winning director is adapting J.D. Vance's best-selling memoir about white, working-class America into a feature film.
Drew Schwartz
4.11.17
the vice reader

My Lunch with the 'God of Story'

We caught up with screenwriting guru Robert McKee, whose new book, 'Dialogue,' proves he should be required reading for storytellers of any kind.
River Donaghey
10.4.16
Stuff

Jamaica, Gangs, Guns, and Black Hobbits: A Talk with Booker Prize Winner Marlon James

Filmmaker Storm Saulter talks with the author about his new book 'A Brief History of Seven Killings,' which adapts true stores of the island's underworld.
Storm Saulter
12.4.15
Stuff

The World's Reserves of 'Game of Thrones' Are Running Dangerously Low

Season six of the popular HBO series will almost certainly overtake the novels. What then?
David Perry
5.27.15
Stuff

​Sassafras Lowrey’s 'Lost Boi' Reimagines Peter Pan for the Genderqueer Generation

Sassafras Lowrey's adaptation of the children's classic features Pan as the "dom" to the submissive lost bois, and Hook dealing with an addiction to heroin.
Hugh Ryan
4.25.15
Stuff

Thomas Cromwell, Dead Since 1540, Is Television's Hottest Star

The TV adaptation of Wolf Hall introduces American viewers to the Machiavellian politician from the 16th century who assisted in the bloody dissolution of England's monasteries and helped King Henry VIII split from the Church in Rome.
Aidan Flax-Clark
4.24.15
Film

An Excerpt from Michel Gondry's New Screenplay, 'L’écume des jours' ('Mood Indigo')

Here are the first three pages of the screenplay for Michel Gondry's newest film, which will be released in the US later this year as Mood Indigo.
Michel Gondry and Luc Bossi
7.3.14
A Few Impressions

'Gatsby'

The old saying is that a good book makes a bad film, while a paperback potboiler like 'The Godfather' makes a great film. But this wisdom is derived from the idea that a good book is made by the writing, and if it’s adapted into whatever, its magic is...
James Franco
5.15.13