‘The Darkest Minds’ Movie Review: A Faithful Adaptation with Heart

The most important thing that a movie can do when it’s adapting a book is capture the spirit of the source material. We all know that when we say we want a “faithful adaptation” we don’t mean a scene-be-scene carbon…

'The Darkest Minds' Clip Introduces the Betty Gang

When it comes to riding a bike, it’s something that should come second nature and is easy to do. Well, in the first clip from Fox’s The Darkest Minds, our protagonist Ruby Daly (Amandla Stenberg) discovers that driving a van — in the…

This New 'The Darkest Minds' Trailer Has Us Emotional Over Ruby & Liam

Excuse me because I’m currently flailing and gasping and crying over this new The Darkest Minds trailer, which features my OTP: Ruby & Liam. The trailer features a scene familiar with fans of the book of the same name by Alexandra Bracken,…

‘The Darkest Minds’ Movie Talk #15: 5 Questions We Want Answered at SDCC 2018

Every Monday and Friday we’re bringing you The Darkest Minds content leading up to the film’s Aug. 3 release. As we get closer and closer to the release of The Darkest Minds movie, our excitement continues to grow as one of our…

‘The Darkest Minds’ Movie Talk #14: Celebrating Difference & Power of Your Voice

There are many reasons why you should go see The Darkest Minds when it hits theaters in early August. Because it’s a damn good story. Because it can educate viewers. Because these characters are everything. Because the emotion is real.…

‘The Darkest Minds’ Movie Talk #12: Staying True to the Heart of the Story

Every Monday and Friday we’re bringing you The Darkest Minds content leading up to the film’s Aug. 3 release. Why do people care about stories? Why are people so passionate about books or television or movies? What makes people care? What ignites…

‘The Darkest Minds’ Movie Talk #9: Let’s Talk About the Color System

Every Monday and Friday we’re bringing you The Darkest Minds content leading up to the film’s Aug. 3 release. With every book to film adaptation there are obvious changes. That’s what happens when you transition from one medium to another. And while…

'The Darkest Minds' Releases New Poster, Ruby/Liam Still & Teaser Video

We’re just about six weeks away from the release of Fox’s The Darkest Minds, which brings to life the story of empowerment and connection by Alexandra Bracken. It seems like Fox is gearing up for its promotional push for the film, as…

‘The Darkest Minds’ Movie Talk #7: The Importance of Chemistry

Every Monday and Friday we’re bringing you The Darkest Minds content leading up to the film’s Aug. 3 release. Chemistry is important. And not just as a science subcategory. The chemistry I’m talking about is the kind found in the entertainment world…

‘The Darkest Minds’ Movie Talk #6: Let’s Talk About Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Every Monday and Friday we’re bringing you The Darkest Minds content leading up to the film’s Aug. 3 release. When it comes to books and movies, they’re two completely different mediums. Both tell stories. But they tell them in different…

‘The Darkest Minds’ Movie Talk #5: Let’s Talk Auditions

Every Monday and Friday we’re bringing you The Darkest Minds content leading up to the film’s Aug. 3 release When it comes to anticipated films of this summer — and year, to be honest — The Darkest Minds is at…

‘The Darkest Minds’ Movie Talk #4: Not Your Typical Dystopian Story

Every Monday and Friday we’re bringing you The Darkest Minds content leading up to the film’s Aug. 3 release When it comes to classifying books — Young Adult, Adult, Contemporary, Fantasy, Dystopian — it’s not so black and white. Sure,…

‘The Darkest Minds’ Movie Talk #1: Let’s Talk Faithful Adaptations

Every Monday and Friday we’re bringing you The Darkest Minds content leading up to the film’s Aug. 3 release When it comes to adapting Young Adult books to movies or television shows, there’s no greater pressure than the watchful eyes…

‘Malificent 2’: Princess Aurora’s Love Interest Has Been Cast

It wasn’t that Malificent was a great movie – because if we’re all going to be honest with each other, we know it wasn’t. It was mediocre at best. But that’s fine. That’s life. We’re not shocked though that there…