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How the new adaptation compares to Jack London’s novel.

How the new adaptation compares to Jack London’s novel.

Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by 20th Century Studios and Global Classics. Jack London’s 1903 novella The Call of the Wild, first published in four installments by the Saturday Evening Post, was different from the many other sentimental animal stories that were popular at the time. “Buck did not read …

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5 Ways Netflix’s Adaptation Could Be Better Than The Original (& 5 Ways It Won’t)

5 Ways Netflix's Adaptation Could Be Better Than The Original (& 5 Ways It Won't)

With Netflix’s live-action adaptation of the beloved Avatar The Last Airbender nearing its release, there is a fair amount of fan speculation on how good we can expect it to be. There is a relatively significant portion of fans that are of the stubborn opinion that the only thing Netflix should be doing …

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