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Jane Austen, you say? ...Lizzie Bennet and Emma Approved

I would not recommend watching either of these if you have a big deadline/state exam approaching, but these modern interpretations of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice… 169 more words

Book Adaptation

The Book vs The Movie

Like most people, I see a lot of movies. In fact, I probably see more movies than read books. Oftentimes, especially lately, it seems like all Hollywood does is make books (and comics and literally every other type of media) into movies. 757 more words


'Far From the Madding Crowd'

Last week it was Flaubert’s Madame Bovary starring Mia Wasikowska in the the title role. This week another adaptation of a nineteenth century novel with a woman as the central character – Thomas Hardy’s… 157 more words


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“Starter For Ten” by David Nicholls!

I came across this story first as a film and found the book purely by chance in a charity shop so i had no idea what to expect but i REALLY enjoyed it. 610 more words


At First Glance: "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2"

The end of a film series is an exciting and sad time for long time fans. The build upThe amount of time invested in one series will hopefully be rewarded with a satisfying ending. 1,025 more words


Atticus Finch on trial: 'Go Set a Watchman' and 'To Kill A Mockingbird' - a comparison, Pt1

I haven’t read the new release of Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set A Watchman’ yet. The overall theme and topic of my blog is classic film and television. 845 more words


'Madame Bovary'

Stilted and stagey with no natural flow of rhythm or narrative realism. Emma Bovary may well have been in a stultifying marriage but it did not mean we had to sit through a stultifying film. 35 more words