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Author Spotlight: Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy is not being featured because he’s a fave found on my author list. Actually, I’m doing so because I recently finished reading Far From the Madding Crowd… 494 more words


Weekend Round Up

All the films I’ve watched weekend, in alphabetical order:


Upcoming Period Films 2014-2015


I’m super excited to watch this one.

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy (Tom Sturridge), a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood (Michael Sheen), a prosperous and mature bachelor. 329 more words

An Extended Rant About Thomas Hardy’s Heroines: The Agonies and the Ecstasies of Tess Durbeyfield and Bathsheba Everdene

My reading patterns have yet again been corrupted by the toing and froing of Hollywood, as I was recently coerced into reading Far From the Madding Crowd… 1,533 more words

General Chatter

Some Research on Thomas Hardy

Hardy was born in 1840, at Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester. His father and grandfather were master-stonemasons; his father had a fierce passion for music, leading some to speculate that this may have been an important influence on Hardy’s writing. 426 more words

Trailer: Far From The Madding Crowd

Who knew a Thomas Hardy novel could be condensed into a single film. BBC Films and Fox Searchlight have adapted on of his most famous works in  143 more words


Far from the Madding Crowd gets closer to screens

Another new trailer. This one for a period piece, Far from the Madding Crowd. This is baed on an 1874 British novel that has been made into a movie already a few times. 223 more words