H2O #149: In Which We Discuss the Challenge of Adaptations

banner_h2o_oct2016

Two weeks ago, we discussed the upcoming new adaptation of Dune. It’s going to be a challenge to get it right. Which is the case every time a network or studio takes on the task of adapting a literary work for filmed media. The translation either works or it doesn’t, or it sort of maybe kind of works, or it just barely doesn’t quite work. Or it’s so far off in left field you don’t even recognize it.

So, what are some of the issues inherent in adapting a work for a new medium? We take a crack at examining that very question, and throw out a few stories that actually might make good movies, only nobody else seems to have had the same idea…

____________________

    

____________________

Banner_EndTransmission_mini

image_pdfimage_print

SciFi4Me Staff

Posts involving multiple members of the staff of SciFi4Me.

Hailing Frequencies Open...

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!