Amanda Bell

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Book-to-film Adaptations, Philosophical Dramas, Everything Friends, Lifestyle
  • Amanda has worked as an entertainment news journalist for more than a decade.
  • She began by writing about some of the biggest Young Adult book-to-film franchises, headlining the Twilight Examiner and District 13 Hunger Games columns for years before branching out into other pop culture coverage.
  • She has since written about some of the biggest franchises in film and television, but her favorite subjects are book-to-film adaptations and niche existential dramas.


Amanda joined Alb Media in 2016 as a writer and worked with the scripting team as well as contributing to editorial features and special projects. She now serves as lead editor for Xoop's movie features and reviews teams. She previously worked as a writer or editor for other entertainment news outlets, including NextMovie, Yahoo! Movies, MTV News, Entertainment Weekly, and TV Guide.


Amanda earned a Bachelor's in Philosophy and a Juris Doctor before beginning a career in writing.
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