SCHEDULE: Tampa Theatre Presents Bestsellers on the Big Screen

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Tampa Theatre‘s constant stream of themed screenings continue excite and engage the Tampa community. With Oscar-season firmly underway, and the anticipating talk by New York Times bestselling author George Saunders, the iconic theatre plans to showcase some of the best adaptions from book to screen through February. From disturbing thrillers to moving classics, here is the full list of bestsellers set to screen at the Tampa Theatre this winter.

Screenings will take place every Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $10 online.

 

Sunday, January 22

Gone Girl

With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent. The novel and screenplay were written by Gillian Flynn. Directed by David Fincher.

 

Sunday, January 29

Moby Dick

The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain’s self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick. Screenplay written by Ray Bradbury, John Houston and Norman Corwin based on the novel by Herman Melville. Direct by John Houston.

 

Sunday, February 5

The Color Purple

A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades. Screenplay written by Menno Meyjes based on the novel by Alice Walker. Directed by Steven Spielberg.

 

Sunday, February 12

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades. Screenplay written by Terry Gilliam based on the book by Hunter S. Thompson. Directed by Terry Gilliam.

 

Sunday, February 19

The Lincoln Lawyer

Mick Haller is a defense lawyer who works out of his Lincoln. When a wealthy Realtor is accused of assaulting a prostitute, Haller is asked to defend him. The man claims that the woman is trying to get some money out of him. But when Haller looks at the evidence against him, he learns that this case might be linked to an old case of his. Screenplay written by John Romano based on the novel by Michael Connelly. Directed by Brad Furman.