By Peter Colaner As I’ve pumped up my movie intake, I’ve realized many of my favorites — “The Shawshank Redemption,” “American Psycho,” “L.A. Confidential” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” — evolved from novels. When I found out books lay the foundation for my favorite films, it came as no surprise to see that […]

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By Peter Colaner #1: The Shawshank Redemption In my opinion, not only is “The Shawshank Redemption” the most distinguished book adaptation yet, but it is the greatest film in existence.  Like any other film, one crucial feature that makes a book adaptation significant is a filmmaker’s ability to add value without disturbing the book’s original […]

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