In the future, there are plenty of fruitful partnerships to be struck between publishers and streaming video companies. Currently thousands of Netflix users enjoy the “Watch Instantly” section of the popular DVD rental website–streaming movies straight to their computers, televisions, and iPads.
To help literary minded movie fans with Netflix accounts surf through the overwhelming selection, GalleyCat picked ten favorite Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature from the “Watch Instantly” section of Netflix. Someday, these links could fit inside digital books, connecting movie fans and lit fans on the same page.
Starting Out in the Evening: This Brian Morton novel adaptation stars the brilliant Frank Langella
Devil in a Blue Dress: Denzel Washington stars in this smoking adaptation of Walter Mosley’s novel.
Iris: A critically-acclaimed adaptation of John Bayley’s memoir about author Iris Murdoch.