First Trailer for the Movie of Salman Rushdie's "Unfilmable" Midnight's…

Will Salman Rushdie's Booker Prize-winning novel Midnight's Children become a satisfying film? When we posted some clips from the film adaptation a while back, commenter Michael_GR responded, "Not sure what to think about this. Midnight Children should be impossible to film (could have been a 10-hour miniseries,… » 10/19/12 2:30pm 10/19/12 2:30pm

History and telepathy collide in the first clips from Salman Rushdie's …

Salman Rushdie's magical realist novel Midnight's Children is one of the most award-winning books of all time, getting not just the Booker Prize but the Booker of Bookers. And now it's becoming a movie from Deepa Mehta, director of the acclaimed elements trilogy. You can check out a brand new sneak clip of Mehta's… » 9/04/12 6:20am 9/04/12 6:20am

In the Pakistani action flick International Guerillas, flying Korans…

Shortly after Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwā against Salman Rushdie for writing The Satanic Verses, Pakistani filmmakers punched out International Guerillas (YouTube link), a deranged exploitation flick starring a faux-Rushdie as a blasphemous crime lord. » 9/03/11 8:00am 9/03/11 8:00am

Showtime buys a TV series about the last hospital on Earth

Showtime has just greenlit a post-apocalyptic series titled Last H.O.P.E. — which stands for the Last Hospital On Planet Earth. » 6/14/11 6:30am 6/14/11 6:30am

November Books Bring Greg Bear's deep-space mystery and steampunk…

In this month's books, Greg Bear serves up disaster in deep space, while a beautifully designed book sheds new light on steampunk. Plus medieval utopias, star-crossed loves, and a flaming zeppelin! » 11/08/10 3:40pm 11/08/10 3:40pm