Heathers writer and Mean Girls director teaming up for the undead ass-kicking Vampire Academy movie

We've been excited about the big-screen adaptation of Richelle Mead's fabulous and fun Vampire Academy series, about a half-vampire teen training to be a bodyguard for her noble vamp best friend, ever since Don Murphy and Michael Preger announced they would be producing the films, but we worried the movies might dumb… »2/02/13 11:00am2/02/13 11:00am

Hope Larson's A Wrinkle in Time comic is a love letter to the original

Say what you will about Twilight, but its fans deserved better than the hatchet job of a comic adaptation it received. Encouraged by the burgeoning YA comics market, some publishers have put out hastily adapted comic book versions of successful prose novels that will appeal only to the most die-hard of fans. »10/07/12 1:00pm10/07/12 1:00pm

Does the Battle Royale stage play take the kids-killing-kids trope too far?

While American audiences are waiting for The Hunger Games to blaze into movie theaters, Filipino audiences are getting a different sort of dystopian theater experience. A theater troupe has adapted Battle Royale for the stage, but there's something uncomfortable about watching teenagers pretend to kill each other… »2/29/12 5:00pm2/29/12 5:00pm