Should we read the book before watching a film or TV adaptation?

The highly anticipated "Crazy Rich Asians" hits theaters on Wednesday, Aug. 15, and fans are excited to see the book come to life on the silver screen. "Crazy Rich Asians" is the first Hollywood movie to feature a predominantly Asian cast in 25 years. Fans recommend reading the book before watching the film. But others are so happy about the Asian-American representation they'll probably see the...
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Do you care what critics say about novel-adapted films and TV shows?

Critics have been getting called out for years for being pretentious and useless. Creatives are annoyed with them and say they are out of touch. And with the premiere of "Crazy Rich Asians" on Wednesday, Aug. 15, fans of the novel have high expectations for the film and hope critics don't bash it. Some believe film criticism is necessary, but writers who critique novel-adapted films and TV shows...
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Favorite Monday night MTV series: 'Teen Mom 2' or 'Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant'?

MTV's "Teen Mom 2" and "Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant" are fan favorites with a shared, loyal following. Viewers have been following the ladies of "Teen Mom 2" since 2011, witnessing the teenage moms and their children mature. "Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant" is the latest addition to the "Teen Mom" franchise. The new spin-off follows four young girls as they maneuver being fresh out of high school...
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Best cop action franchise: 'Lethal Weapon' or 'Die Hard'?

"Lethal Weapon" and "Die Hard" are the two most badass cop action franchises from the late '80s. So, it makes sense the franchises have been compared by moviegoers for three decades now. "Lethal Weapon" came out 31 years ago, spun off both three sequels and a television show, and earned $955.2 million at the box office. But the "Die Hard" franchise has five beloved films and a bigger worldwide...
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Is 'Die Hard' a real Christmas movie?

Let's look at the facts. "Die Hard" is set during an office holiday party on Christmas Eve, where protagonist John McClane frequently invokes the holiday, and the film features a holiday-inspired soundtrack. But haters say the film has nothing to do with the spirit of Christmas and is just another action film, albeit one with a holiday backdrop. Bruce Willis recently stated "Die Hard" isn't a...
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Do you want a 'Girlfriends' reunion movie?

The creator of "Girlfriends" Mara Brock Akil is not giving up on a film. "Girlfriends" was the first show of its kind, following four successful black women as they maneuvered their early thirties in LA. The show abruptly ended after eight seasons in 2008, and fans have been begging for a movie ever since. But Akil said studios do not see the value in a film with four black women as leads, so the...
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Is George Lopez wrong for fake peeing on Trump's star?

Ok, we know it wasn't actual urine, but still. George Lopez pretended to urinate on Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star in Hollywood. The comedian put a water bottle up to his crotch area and simulated as if he was taking a leak. The act received mixed reviews. Die-hard Trump supporters say Lopez is disgusting and should leave the country. But others say Trump is an actual predator, and Lopez was...
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Do you love or hate Kristin Cavallari's new reality show?

Kristin Cavallari is back with a docuseries reality show on the E! network. "Very Cavallari" chronicles the life of Cavallari and her husband, retired NFL player Jay Cutler. The show premiered on Sunday, July 8 and will air every Sunday night at 8 P.M. EST. Fans of "The Hills" are excited to see Cavallari back on television but reviews say Cutler stole the show. People love his carefree attitude...
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Who would win in an all-out brawl: Batman or Superman?

Batman vs. Superman is one of geek culture's greatest debates. We have seen both characters as a derring-do team. But we have also seen them as adversaries with divergent takes on superhero politics. On one hand, Superman is the Man of the Steel and could easily take down a mere mortal... or so it seems. But the Dark Knight should never be underestimated; he has the knowledge, wits, and...
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Who would win in an all-out brawl: Freddy Krueger or Jason Voorhees?

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees are regarded as having the ultimate all-out horror brawls of all time. Freddy Krueger gets stronger by terrorizing and killing teenagers in their nightmares. Jason is a powerhouse killing machine with a total body count of 146 kills. Which movie monster is more badass? 🔪
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