Category: Novelization

Movie adaptations into literature

April Fool’s Day (1986) – Movie Novelization Review; Alternate Ending – Jeff Rovin

Title: April Fool’s Day Based on: April Fool’s Day (1986) Horror film from Paramount Genre: Horror_Slasher_Comedy_Mystery Author: Jeff Rovin Release Date: April 1, 1986 Pages: 222 Publisher: Pocket Books (paperback)   Plot: “Jokes aren’t so funny when they end in murder! — Eight good friends, ready to celebrate spring break, gather at a remote summer home, […]

Batman Returns (1992) Novelization Review – Craig Shaw Gardner

Title: Batman Returns Based on: Batman Returns (1992) Tim Burton film Published: July 1st, 1992 – Grand central publishing Author: Craig Shaw Gardner (Batman, Back to the Future) Tagline: “Batman faces two adversaries … One villainous … The other mysterious.” Official Synopsis:  “Batman versus the criminal element. In Gotham City, good and evil never sleep. Today, a […]

Alien Covenant (2017) Novelization Review – Alan Dean Foster

Title: Alien Covenant Based on: Alien Covenant (2017) – sequel to Prometheus (2012) Genre: Sci-Fi_Horror_Space-Adventure Release Date: May 23rd, 2017 Author: Alan Dean Foster Plot Summary: Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with Alien: Covenant, a new chapter in his groundbreaking Alien adventure. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote […]

Scream (1996-2016) 20 year anniversary – Novelization – Opening Scene

Scream (1996) Original Novelization Based on: Scream (1996) written by Kevin Williamson opening scene adapted by J.B. Midura **Preface: The following text is a tribute novelization adapted out of reverence for the film, Kevin Williamson, and Wes Craven.  To commemorate the influencial slasher franchise on its 20th anniversary, I converted the terrifying opening scene into prose.  It’s a […]