The Iconic Novel That Resists A Movie

For 50 years, various heavy Hollywood hitters have tried to turn Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” into a movie. “Until now, at least, no one in Hollywood has figured out a formula that promises both to sell popcorn and to do justice to the original text, let alone to the philosophy that it hammers home endlessly, at times in lengthy speeches. (The final one is 60 pages long.)”