Tag: Movies

From novel to graphic novel

The most common transition between mediums tends to be graphic novels to movie or movies into graphic novels. This is of course incredibly frequently is done with super hero and action movies, however it often creeps into other genres as well. However there are other types of adaptions besides from film to graphic novel that are certainly intriguing. Particularly interesting… Read more →

Easter Egg Hunt

With the uprising of graphic novel movies, there has been an increase in Easter Eggs crossing over between the story arches. Wikipedia describes Easter Eggs as, “an intentional inside joke, hidden message, or feature in an interactive work such as a computer program, video game or DVD menu screen. The name has been said to evoke the idea of a… Read more →

The Power of the Pose

Back in 2012 when commercials and advertising for The Avengers began to saturate media everywhere, one poster in particular caught people’s attention. It peaked one artist interest so much that they choose to draw a parody image to emphasis how ridiculous the posing of women truly is by applying it to men in the movie poster. In Conor’s article about how… Read more →

The Secret Service is Cool

Well, the secret service can be cool and in Kingsman: The Secret Service, it’s just that. Although, I have not been able to read the comic nor have access to the coming movie, I can say that I’m excited for it’s release. The trailer is beyond thrilling and with an odd combination of casting that might actually work out, the… Read more →

The Gutter in The Secret of Kells

In previous blog posts, other members of our community  have written about ways that film and comics have become intertwined, either through adaptations of comics, or comic adaptations of movies. There has been a few mentions of how the comic environment has been recreated in movies, and one such part of the comic that I would like to focus on… Read more →

Movie or Novel?

After watching the brief clips of Watchmen I decided to look into other recent movies that derived from graphic novels. I not only heard bad reviews of Watchmen the movie in class, but from other peers I spoke to as well. I became curious to see if all comics are better left as is, in print. My original answer to… Read more →

Tell Em’ How You Feel

Popular graphic novels have been adapted to film for decades, and it makes a lot of sense.  When a story has been successful in one medium, why not put it to the test in others?  The very format of conventional graphic novels lends itself so beautifully to conceptualizing films.  It’s a script with pictures.  Shuffle some things around and you’ve… Read more →