The countdown is on to Sunday’s Golden Globes Awards on NBC – plus, it has been a particularly stressful week for me. So, I’m cutting my workload on the blog by offering up books that have been made into films.
For some bizarro reason, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association gave no nominations to True Grit, the Coen Brothers movie based on the Charles Portis novel. Yes, we have that. But we’ll just wait until Oscar® time.
The Social Network
– starring Jesse Eisenberg, Rooney Mara
– directed by David Fincher
– from the book by Ben Mezrich
This is the fictionalized story of Mark Zuckerberg and the creation of Facebook.
Tells the story of Aron Ralston, the rock-climbing athlete who, in order to save himself from remaining trapped in a rock fissure, amputated his own arm.
Viagra field sales rep Jamie Reidy (Gyllenhaal) finds himself in a surprising relationship with free-spirit Maggie (Hathaway) in a third real-life nominated film.
Spacey takes on the role of a lifetime portraying D.C. lobbyist Jack Abramoff, whose lavish generosity to politicians and his exploitation of eager American Indian tribes landed him in prison.