Vlog: Strange or Silly Reasons for Banning Books

In which Dorin details some silly or strange reasons why some books have been banned over the years.

Imagine Entertainment Announces New ‘1984’ Adaptation

Based on George Orwell’s genre redefining novel, Imagine announced that a remake of 1984 is being penned for them by Noah Oppenheim. Oppenheim’s previous credits include television shows such as The Today Show and Hardball with Chris Matthews.

Orwell’s novel, published in 1949, tells the story of a totalitarian society dominated by a government that sees everything and feeds back propaganda to control its subjects for the ‘greater good’. Given the media-centric plot of the novel, the choice of Oppenheim for screenwriter on this project might be telling as to what angle Imagine is planning to take on the original story.

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