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Yann Martel talks adapting literature for the big screen

In 2001, when Life of Pi was little more than blurb on Canadian author Yann Martel’s agent’s catalogue, Hollywood was already expressing interest in buying the movie rights. Now, after the immense success of the novel, Life of Pi is premiering on the big screen. The Sheaf sat down with the local author to get

Wreck-It Ralph, more like drink-and-ralph

The movie may have been primarily made for children but it’s enjoyable for people of all ages and can easily be abused for all sorts of adult fun (a.k.a. a movie theatre drinking game.)

Star Wars Episode VII: Return of the Mickey?

Whether you’ve grown up only vaguely aware of the films or were born with a lightsaber in your hand, it’s hard to deny the impact George Lucas’s Star Wars franchise has had on the entertainment industry. Now, 35 years after the release of the first film, the series has a new hope.

Five movies people used to love, but now inexplicably hate

Ever liked a movie that most people seem to hate? Everyone has at least one. Some have several. Ever hated a movie everyone else seems to love? Again, of course you do. Even Star Wars has its detractors — weird, mole-like detractors with acne who smell like bantha poodoo. Pity them.

What’s so scary about scary movies?

I used to be terrified by horror movies until I realized there’s nothing scary about them. Honestly, when is the last time you were chased by an axe-wielding maniac to the sounds of violins and cellos? Final exams, terminal illnesses and dieing alone – now these are legitimate fears.

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