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From Black Ink to Silver Screen: An Interview with Screenwriter Les Bohem

By Joseph Hutt Saturday Night Reader recently had the pleasure of interviewing Les Bohem, the screenwriter of such movies as A Nightmare on Elm Street 5 and Dante’s Peak, about the process of translating literary classics into film adaptations. His…
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“The Book was Better”: The Difficulties of Adapting Classics to the Big Screen

Unedited version of article that was originally published in print run of Saturday Night Reader in the Fall 2015 issue.  By Joseph Hutt Many authors have hated the film adaptations of their work and yet Hollywood persists because, whether the…
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