Advertisement

Idol Chatter

Idol Chatter

Banned Books I Want to See as Movies

There’s still a little time left for me to chime in on the discussion as National Banned Book Week wraps up in a few days. And as I have -ahem- perhaps been recently involved in my own banned book battle lately, I have been given over to pondering what banned books I would like to see adapted – or adapted again- for the big screen.
Here are just a few favorite stories that have been banned somewhere at sometime that I think should be made into big screen epics.
What are some of the banned books you have enjoyed over the years but haven’t been made into a movie yet?
The Last Book in the Universe: Though I don’t want to see the kids classic “The Giver” ever adapted to the screen, this book about a kid named Spaz and a gummie named Ryter is somewhat similar in theme and I think it would be a fun but thoughtful movie for the whole family.
Animal Farm:: Now that movie technology is what it is, don’t you think there could be a cool, twisted, effects-laden adaptation of this that would work much better than previous attempts at adapting Orwellian society on the screen?
The Chocolate War: Another middle school favorite, this book was made into a really bad movie, so I would like to see the story of a boy standing up for himself at a parochial school made into a new, improved version.

Previous Posts

How One Basketball Player is Dreaming Again
Isaiah Austin was a Baylor basketball standout  who was primed for the 2014 NBA Draft, until he was sidelined with a rare disease. His book Dream Again shares his story of faith and his courage to dream again. What does it mean to you to ...

posted 3:39:12pm Jul. 01, 2015 | read full post »

Phil Vischer and Creative Trust Partner for New Series
"Galaxy Buck" is the first narrative video series that Phil Vischer has launched within a decade. The Galaxy Buck space trilogy series will feature the popular characters from Vischer's bestselling series Buck Denver Asks...What's in the ...

posted 2:05:00pm Jun. 30, 2015 | read full post »

The New ‘Peanuts’ Trailer Is Here, And We Just Can’t Get Enough
[youtube]https://youtu.be/El7chqzwKlo[/youtube] Charlie Brown and the gang have a whole new look in the first-full length trailer for the “The Peanuts Movie”, and it’s absolutely fantastic. We promise, you’ve never seen them quite like ...

posted 5:28:01pm Jun. 17, 2015 | read full post »

‘I'm Tired of Watching America be Led by Lunatics’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0j_JmeYUsZM Conservative talk show host Kevin Jackson was signed to a national syndication deal by USA Radio Networks and will launch July 20th on USA Radio Networks XDS Channel 3. The Kevin Jackson Show will ...

posted 9:41:20am Jun. 16, 2015 | read full post »

Academy Award Winner Morgan Freeman Will Produce 'The Story of God'
National Geographic Channel and Executive Producers Morgan Freeman, Lori McCreary and James Younger of Revelations Entertainment announced today The Story of God, a new global series exploring mankind’s quest to understand the divine. Host ...

posted 9:17:12am Jun. 12, 2015 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.