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Posts Tagged ‘star-crossed lovers’

Romeo & Juliet in 60 Seconds

When eBookNewser gathered a list of romance films based on books, Romeo & Juliet made the cut.

In the the video embedded above, one reader retells the story of the world’s most famous star-crossed lovers in just 60-seconds.

This project is part of LitDrift’s “Classic Novels in 60 Seconds or Less” video series. What other great love stories could be told in 60 seconds?

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From I Am Number Four to Gnomeo and Juliet : 5 Upcoming Literary Film Adaptations

What literary adaptations are you looking forward to this winter? Here is a round-up of five upcoming literary movies.

In the video embedded above, you can watch the trailer for an upcoming adaptation of Mordecai Richler‘s novel, Barney’s Version. Set for January 14th release, the film stars Paul Giamatti.

On January 15th, comedian Seth Rogen and Asian pop star Jay Chou team-up for the comic book adaptation, The Green Hornet.

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