Chris Cookson

Chris Cookson is a novelist and short-story writer specializing in Young Adult fiction. As head of the Writers Department at InkTip she helps screenwriters connect with established producers to sell their scripts. She also co-runs Novel2Screen, a blog devoted to covering TV and film adaptations of books. You can find her on Twitter: @ACCooksonWriter.
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What the Netflix Adaptation Gets Right About Shadow and Bone (and Six of Crows too)

Why does this peculiar adaptation, which on one hand is so true to the source material and on the other is a departure from a loved series, work? Because no expense was spared.

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Come From Away

If you want to understand the impact of 9/11 but all the coverage is getting you down, Come from Away should lift your spirits and renew your hope.

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Worth

Worth puts a renewed focus on the attacks of Sept. 11 and the aftermath of a country in mourning. There is plenty of sadness, but also big moral questions to ponder and some great performances by the talented cast.

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What You Need to Know About Impeachment: American Crime Story

Each season of FX’s American Crime Story franchise, executive producer Ryan Murphy and his team of collaborators dramatize a true crime that dominated headlines in the ‘90s. It’s renowned for finding fresh, compelling angles that re-evaluate well-known stories while providing juicy parts for ambitious actors. The first season, The People v. O.J. Simpson, came out

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The Voyeurs

A fun, sexy revival of a lost genre with a modern twist. If you like movies that make you feel a little bit dirty for enjoying them, The Voyeurs will float your boat.

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What We Do in the Shadows

This series commits to the mockumentary bit in every possible way, allowing you to easily invest in these weirdos. And part of the fun is unpacking all the ways they map over quotidian quibbles with vampiric specifics.

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Five Binge-worthy Comedies to Bolster Your Dating Life

Stream these off-the-beaten path romantic shows now to satiate and support your quest for love, both on screen and IRL.

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Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed

What happened in the wake of Bob Ross’ death is an egregious example of how the cutthroat business of fame is rife with exploitation, but it’s reassuring to know that the man himself was the real deal.

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The Best New Movies and Shows to Stream in September 2021

Need recommendations for what to watch on streaming in September 2021? You’ve come to the right place. We have picks for different watching scenarios depending on what you’re looking for, whether it’s something to watch on a date night, with the whole family, or to talk about with your friends and coworkers.  These shows and

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After the Dystopian Drama See, Get Inspired by the Blind Magician Documentary Dealt

Welcome to What to Watch After, where you’ll find recommendations inspired by your favorite dark shows and movies that the algorithm couldn’t come up with, and only a thinking human brain would suggest.  Instead of more disturbing dystopian serial killer horror, the Watercooler’s after-watch picks work as “palate cleansers” to help clear your head so

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Love on the Spectrum

A charming docu-series that educates viewers on what it means to be on the Autism spectrum, Love on the Spectrum is also a testament to the universal power of love.

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The Bold Type

The Bold Type centers female friendship and takes on many of the issues facing young women today, but it doesn’t leave out the escapism and the fun.

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The Eyes of Tammy Faye

As silly as Tammy Faye Bakker seemed on the surface, behind the layers of make-up and over-the-top TV persona was a strong, resilient woman, someone whose story sheds light on the growing power and greed of mass-marketed evangelicals.

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Who’s Likely to Win – and Who Could Upset – This Year’s Emmy Awards?

Who’s likely to win — and who could upset — this year’s Emmy Awards.

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Sex Education

This hilarious and endearing teen dramedy will pull at your heartstrings and also make you burst out laughing. You may even learn a bit about sex and relationships.

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International Teen Shows to Stream after Sex Education

Thanks to the miracle of streaming, there is now a whole bevy of international teen shows to watch, focusing on issues that are both universal and unique to their country of origin.

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AlRawabi School for Girls

AlRawabi School for Girls is a binge-worthy teen drama that is not only well written, but features a stellar cast of newcomers. While the plot is fairly universal, the insight it offers into Jordanian culture is what makes it stand out.

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Somebody Feed Phil

Despite being in foreign places and navigating unfamiliar cultures, Rosenthal demonstrates to his viewers just how food connects people from all over the world.

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