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Three Favorite Jane Austen Screen Adaptations

July 18, 2017, marked the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen, my favorite (deceased) author.

To honor her work, we rewatched all of the screen adaptations that we could easily get our hands on. 616 more words


Film adaptations better than the book

We often come across bibliophiles complaining about how a movie can never capture the essence of a good book. While I generally agree with the sentiment, I cannot argue that like every other thing, there exist some exceptions to this rule as well. 547 more words

KidLit Onstage: 2017-2018 Season Preview

The only thing I love more than children’s books is professional children’s theatre. Combine the two and, in my opinion, you have a perfect package. Books are meant to come alive. 242 more words


6 black books coming to your screen

Taking a novel from page to screen is like putting a giant microphone in front of an author. The audience reach mushrooms like a chemical explosion. 987 more words

Flashback Friday: AFR 115: Don't Die So Close to Me

In the morning, my logic brain was busy blocking the day and arranging my To-Do list, when the art brain suddenly burst out with “Don’t stand– Don’t stand in– Don’t stand in the fire!” 179 more words


Ian McKellen to feature in the West End premiere of The Exorcist

Ian McKellen will feature in the West End premiere of The Exorcist as the voice of the Demon. The trailer which features a preview of McKellen’s devilish new role can be viewed here… 433 more words


The Changes in Dad

Making an adjustment to one’s own beliefs, and making a change for the better, translated…

Dad’s been visiting the furniture shops a lot lately, turns out, he’d wanted to switch the double bed in his bedroom that he’d shared with mom into two single beds.   250 more words