Few things are original in Hollywood, and that’s totally fine. Some of this year’s most anticipated movies are based on acclaimed books. So before “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” or “Murder on the Orient Express” hit theaters this year, be sure to read the book so you know what everyone’s talking about. Just note that new movie release dates tend to be added or shuffled around throughout the year, so some of the dates here might change. Here are 25 book-to-movie adaptations that are coming out this year.
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The majority of us to could stand to read more, but we tend to make excuses for not cracking open a book: “I’m so busy,” or “I’m binge-watching ‘Stranger Things,'” or “I don’t know which book to read.” If you fall into the last category, Amazon’s book editors recently compiled a list of 100 books everyone should read in their lifetime. Titles range from children’s books, to recent best sellers, to the classics, so there really is a book for everyone. So for anything who’s looking to add some more books to their bookshelf, here are the top 30 books Amazon recommends everyone should read, along with a link to the full list at the end.
In celebration of Mother’s Day, we took a moment to celebrate a few of our favorite celebrity mother-daughter pairs. Not only do these lucky daughters have wonderfully talented mothers, but they’ve also inherited their stunning genes. From Meryl Streep and her veritable clone daughter Mamie Gummer, to Brinkley stunners Christie Brinkley and her daughter Sailor, take a look at these look-alikes.
Music enthusiasts swear by the sound quality of vinyl over CDs, MP3s, and other files, and now it seems that younger generations are starting to see the light, with vinyl sales increasing each year as CD sales drop. This means that more young people are borrowing albums from their parents or buying their own, while those who grew up with them are perhaps dusting off their cherished collections. Before you dig through those crates to listen to your favorite throwback LP or 45-RPM single, make sure that what you’re holding isn’t worth a small fortune. Here are some records that you may have (or used to have) that are worth way more than their original sticker price.
Some of the most beloved movies ever were based on books. But just because we loved them doesn’t mean the original author did. Some of the writers on this list believe the film adaptation of their work ruined their book. A few even cried when they saw the film version of their work. Either the movie missed the tone of the novel, destroyed the ending, or was miscast – at least in the eyes of its author. Check out these controversial film adaptations and exactly what the author thought about the cinematic translation of their work.
They say you’re most attracted to someone who is a lot like yourself. And these couples certainly prove that. At first glance, they might look like any other glamorous, celebrity couples. But look a little bit closer and they could also be mistaken for brother and sister. Be ready for your mind to be blown away by looking at 10 such celebrities who chose (coincidentally or not) their other half with a strikingly similar face.
We’re on the cusp of the summer-movie season, and it’s quickly approaching. Last year, the big complaint about summer movies was that too many sequels and reboots turned out to be duds. And though you will surely get some of that this summer, this year’s batch seems more promising. Here are 35 movies coming out this summer that you need to see.
With movie ticket prices increasing and the resurgence of franchises like “Star Wars,” films earning over $1 billion worldwide may become commonplace. But, for now, there are only 28 movies from the last 25 years that have managed to join this exclusive club. From “Minions” to “Furious 7” and more, here a list of the highest-grossing movies that were box office hits that made $1 billion or more.
There is an old saying that “home is where the heart is”. Perhaps, for these celebrities, home is where they can have an indoor swimming pool, home theatre and indoor bowling ally. It’s common for people to dream up their amazing dream home. Celebrities do that too but they can always go a step further than somebody just dreaming. Some of these mansions in this list are actually more famous than the celebrity living in them. These celebs love their homes and enjoy all the toys and frills they’ve added on. Here is a look at 15 of the most outrageous celebrity mansions.
It’s hard not to get jealous of the fabulous lives celebrities lead. They’ve got the fame, they’ve got the looks, and they’ve got the fortune. But despite the millions they may have now, many of today’s richest celebrities grew up with nothing. Their rags-to-riches stories prove that with hard work, persistence, talent, and a lot of luck, you really can end up in a better place than the one you started in. Check out the stories of 15 famous celebrities who came from nothing.
It’s not uncommon for celebrity marriages to fall apart. In fact, it’s almost expected. But despite the downfall of many, a few Hollywood relationships have withstood the test of time. Some have made it through reported cheating scandals, divorces, and breakups, and they’ve all had to deal with busy schedules. These famous lovebirds may be divided on the best tips and tricks for happy relationships, but they all have one thing in common: they’ve lasted. Here are the 33 longest celebrity relationships.
One of the perks of being a famed music artist or celebrity is getting just about anything you want. The saying goes “ask and you shall receive,” but some superstars really take their demands to the extreme when requesting the items they want to have in their green rooms, the area where they wait before shows. Some requests may confirm diva suspicions — as with Kanye West’s various requests for a barber’s chair and a Coke and Hennessy slushy machine. But there are some surprising requests, such as an electric scooter, a smoothie station and one rap star who demanded Lunchables. From specific scented candles to organic honey bans, see what the biggest celebrities and music artists ask for backstage.