Booklicious: October Book-to-Film Trailers

October 05, 2010


This month we've got a documentary for nerds, a dramatization about nerds, Helen Mirren with a Maxim gun and a Bond girl in booty shorts. Sounds like an excellent start to autumn, no? Video after the jump.

Tamara Drewe, starring Gemma Arterton, Dominic Cooper, Roger Allam, Bill Camp. Based on the British comic strip of the same name by Posy Simmonds. (The comic is based on Thomas Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd.) In theaters Oct. 8.

Freakonomics, based on the 2005 book by Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt. In theaters now.

Barry Munday, starring Patrick Wilson, Judy Greer, Mae Whitman, Cybill Shepherd, Malcolm McDowell. Based on Frank Turner Hollon's novel, Life is a Strange Place. In theaters now.

Red, starring Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich and Mary-Louise Parker. Based on the comic. In theaters Oct. 15.

The Social Network, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake and Andrew Garfield. Based on Ben Mezrich's novel, The Accidental Billionaires. In theaters now.


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