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 A Series of Unfortunate Events
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From the movie adaptation of the the novel series, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
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lemony snicket
a series of unfortunate events
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The full trailer for Robert Zemeckis' CGI film version of Beowulf.
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beowulf
movie trailer
2007
Two parts: #1) Prince Caspian trailer and #2)interview with Ben Barnes (Prince Caspian).
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movie trailer
2008
prince caspian
as crônicas de nárnia
c.s. lewis
Based on the batman comics. Hooray for the comic book-to-movie adaptations!
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movie trailer
2008
the dark knight
batman
comic book
Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves in an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures. Based on the books por azevinho, holly Black.
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the spiderwick chronicles
2008
movie trailer
azevinho, holly black
What could be the worst curse ever? Be forced to be obedient, no matter what. That's Ella! Based on Gail Carson Levine's award-winning novel.
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movie trailer
gail carson levine
ella encantada
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"Behind every great amor is a great story." Based on Nicholas Sparks's novel.
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movie trailer
diário de uma paixão
nicholas sparks
During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America. Based on the Patrick O'Brien series.
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movie trailer
master and commander
patrick o'brien
Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.
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movie trailer
girl interruped
susanna kaysen
"A group of male friends become obsessed with a group of mysterious sisters who are sheltered por their strict, religious parents after one of them commits suicide." Based on the novel por Jeffrey Eugenides.
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movie trailer
the virigin suicides
jeffrey eugenides
sofia coppola
"A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion." Trailer for the 2002 movie White Oleander, based on the book por Janet Fitch.
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movie trailer
white oleander
janet fitch
"After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble." Based on Khaled Hosseini's bestseller of the same name. In theaters 2007.
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the pipa, kite runner
khaled hosseini
movie trailer
2007
This spot was created to celebrate book-to-tv/film-screen adaptations. True, there is no way that a live version will ever live up to our imagination. And yes, there are hundreds of examples of how this formula can go wrong. But there are also hundreds of examples of how the formula can go right and astonish us with the magic of cinema, yet all too often these examples are forgotten -- and so this spot is to remind ourselves of both the good and the bad, and to discuss either.

A common criticism of book-to-screen adaptations nowadays is that filmmakers are seemingly relying too often on literature...
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