Screen adaptations of various forms of art have been going on for decades. Whether it be the newest trend in adapting comics or graphic novels to the big screen, or some more traditional forms of adaptations like written novels or stage plays. We’ve previously listed off our favorite on-screen adaptations of books, now we’re thinking about stage to screen adaptations. We’ll each give our top three picks, and we’d love to hear some of your additions as well!
Review by Logan
Unlike most guys, I am drawn instinctively to love stories. I like a good love story almost as much as a good action story, and in some cases, even more so. The problem is that good love stories are few and far between. Hollywood has produced so many of them that after a while, they all start to sound the same. Occasionally you get one that has a unique twist that makes it interesting.
There are also times that you have to go quite a ways back to find such a compelling story. That takes us back to 1940, in a little gift shop in Budapest, where we meet Alfred Kralik, played by the ever-popular Jimmy Stewart (It’s a Wonderful Life). With time, we’re also introduced to Klara, who is hired on at the shop. The two of them find it nearly impossible to work together in any capacity, and, in our 21st Century lingo, hate each other’s guts. Continue Reading