Self-Help Heads to the Cinema

Taking a look at Hollywood's surprising new source of inspiration.

This article is from Issue 59: Sep/Oct 2012

The desire to adapt a book into a movie is certainly understandable—somebody else has already done the heavy lifting of writing a (hopefully) interesting story with compelling characters, and if anyone read the book, then the movie comes with a built-in audience.

What’s not to love about that?