Tim Tan Huynh

book adaptation tag

Ghost World

30 Dec 2016 — This early-2000s indie movie is an adaptation of a late-1990s graphic novel that has a timeless story about teen angst and tenuous friendship. Read post

Raging Bull

14 Feb 2016 — The sights and sounds of its boxing scenes are outdated, but like other good movies about boxing, it's not only about boxing. Read post

Friday Night Lights

14 Aug 2015 — For a decade, I've been daydreaming about high-school football practices in early-morning August heat of a dusty Texan town. I have Friday Night Lights, both the book and its movie adaptation, to thank. Read post

American Sniper

2 Jul 2015American Sniper does enough to stand out in a genre that's getting tired. Like the non-fiction book, the movie follows Chris Kyle while he thrives as a Navy SEAL sniper at war in Iraq and then tries to re-adapt as a civilian family man at home. Read post