Movies

At the Box Office this past weekend: Gone Girl came in first, followed by Dracula Untold in second, followed by Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad day in third, and with The Maze Runner, Boxtrolls and Left Behind ending up in 8th, 9th, and 10th.

The Best of Me, based on Nicholas Sparks’ best selling book with the same name, opens this weekend. It follows Dawson and Amanda, former teenage sweethearts, who reconnect after years of being apart when Amanda visits their hometown.

Dear white people, being released in limited theatres and based on the book by Justin Simien by the same name, tells the story of four black students at a Ivy league school after a controversay breaks out after the campus humours halloween party theme.

Recently, it was announced that JK Rowling’s, the best selling author of the Harry Potter series and A Casual Vacancy, spin off novel from the Harry Potter universe Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be turned into a movie. It was recently announced that the book, which is a textbook that Harry and his fellow students use during Care of Magical Creatures class, will be turned into a trilogy. The movies will be released in 2016, 2018 and 2020.

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John Green has been announcing new actors that have been cast in Paper Towns, the movie adaption of his novel by the same name, which has included Jaz Sinclair as Angela, Justice Smith as Radar, Austin Abrams as Ben, and Halston Sage as Lacey. The novel follows Quentin, who will be played by Nat Wolff, when he goes on the search for Margo, who will be played by Care Delevinge, who’s his childhood friend and goes missing.

Again, I do apologize for my lack of news regarding books. Midterms and assignments have kept me busy, and every time I attempt to sit down and write some news for the blog: my mind goes

blank. Until next time!

 

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