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On Second Thought: "Dreamcatcher"

Book adaptations, love them or hate them, you can’t get rid of them. Some authors are not only prolific with their writing, but prolific, I guess, when it comes to their work being translated into film. 713 more words


Mook Review: The Leftovers

The Leftovers – Novel by Tom Perrotta

I really, really enjoyed The Leftovers.  Tom Perrotta (of Little Children fame) writes a beautiful depiction of post-rapture life in suburbia, complete with teen angst, cults, love, and betrayal while somehow managing to come across in the most subtle of ways.  807 more words

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Another First Glance: "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I"

After waiting over a month for something more, the world was finally treated today to the first full length trailer for the start of the end of a franchise! 525 more words


I nostri ragazzi (2014)

Regia: Ivano De Matteo

Sceneggiatura: Ivano De Matteo, Valentina Furlan dal romanzo “La cena di Herman Koch

Fotografia: Vittorio Omodei Zorini

Musiche: Francesco Cerasi

Cast: Giovanna Mezzogiorno (Clara), Alessandro Gassmann (Massimo), Luigi Lo Cascio (Paolo), Barbora Bobulova (Sofia), Rosabell Laurenti Sellers (Benedetta), Jacopo Olmo Antinori (Michele) 376 more words

Looking For Alaska... Looking for Answers

Hey Lost Boys and Girls,

So recently I finished John Green’s debut novel Looking for Alaska. I decided I would get one more book in before I had to start reading my university reading list for the year. 599 more words

Young Adult

Adaptations: Major Deviations or Faithful

I’ve written a lot about adaptations. There are so many feelings that an adaptation due to its conversion from on medium to another. It’s often hard for a succeeding medium to surpass the original in quality. 873 more words


"The Giver" Still a Cut Above Rivals

The Giver. A teen struggles with the responsibility of being chosen as the keeper of a now-peaceful society’s violent emotions and memories.

The Giver is set in the near future; we’ve screwed up our planet and a massive social shake-up has occurred. 167 more words

Rated PG-13