There’s a new Brad and Jenn in town! As ‘Serena’ comes to theaters, W&F looks at the adapted pairing of Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence.
‘There were a lot of weird quirky things going on inside of me that I didn’t let show. But when I started to write, I started to explore my psyche and all the things that make me Matthew Quick. I had always been embarrassed by those traits but it’s also what fueled my writing.’ Matthew Quick, who took time out recently to speak with Word & Film, is most proud of the way the book and film normalize and humanize what he describes as the ‘mental health community.’ Here are the highlights from our conversation.
Hollywood has increasingly turned to books for its most profitable and/or substantive releases. This trend reached new high watermark in 2012. From the inner workings of the imagination to the absurd workings of the human psyche, from late-in-life love to coming-of-age wistfulness, here are Word & Film’s picks for the best adaptations of the year.