Players, umpires adjust to new pace-of-play rules

...Jan, and son, Brenden, was eager to see how baseball might change."It's interesting," he said. "It's a new adaptation to the game. TV viewers these days have a very short attention span. I think football and some of the other sports with...

It's hit or miss with adaptations

...there have been the adaptations that have worked...ugly of cinematic adaptations: JOHN STEINBECK: The adaptation of his masterwork...Steven Spielberg's adaptation of the short story...STEPHEN KING: Most adaptations of the horror master's...

Life & style
Evolution letter off-base

...genetics, and they have proven to be exceptionally complementary in describing how speciation events occur as well as smaller adaptations like the ability to digest milk beyond childhood.Why does this have to so controversial? What are some people so afraid...

Night at the Movies

...Bianca tries to salvage what's left of her senior year. Evans, Aiken, ExchangeFIFTY SHADES OF GREY (R): The movie adaptation of E.L. James' erotic bestseller. Evans, Aiken, ExchangeTHE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES (PG-13): Men...


THIS WEEK THE WORLD OF OWLS: Learn about owls in Georgia, their adaptations and their natural history; walk outside at night to listen for owls, then dissect owl pellets to learn about the food web; 7-8...

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Adaptation stays close to character

With 47 adaptations of Edgar Rice Burroughs' 1914 literary classic Tarzan of the Apes already on celluloid, producers of Walt Disney Pictures' new...

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Filmmakers weave cinematic tales adapted from poems

As cinematic adaptations go, a novel seems an obvious choice. After all, most novels follow...Russian heritage. JABBERWOCKY (1977): Although not a literal adaptation of Lewis Carroll's absurdist poem, this certainly is similar...

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'Diaries' has its strong parts, gushy moments

Having set the standard for contemporary chick-lit adaptations, The Devil Wears Prada is a tough act to follow. The clothes, the attitude, the scene-stealing, Oscar-nominated work from...

Eloise of The Plaza comes to life in ABC TV movie

...author Kay Thompson jealously guarded her creation against adaptations she thought might dilute it. But Hilary Knight - the artist...was born last year. Would Thompson have accepted the TV adaptation of her work? Knight, an in-demand artist who has illustrated...

PBS' 'Masterpiece Theatre' to add American dramas

...movies and miniseries based on American books, beginning in the fall of 1999. The "American Collection" will include adaptations of works by Willa Cather, Langston Hughes and Henry James, producers said at the Television Critics Association summer...

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