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"Love & Friendship" Review

Love & Friendship (2016)

“…the audience is being joyfully manipulated into liking…”

Love & Friendship” is a new movie by Whit Stillman and an adaptation of a short novel by Jane Austen “Lady Susan”. 1,119 more words

Movie Reviews

My five favorite book adaptatoins

Most of the time I’m disappointed with book adaptations, us bookdragons are frequently saying the phrase the book was better I even have a shirt that says this. 307 more words

Book Blog

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ('09): Review

Rated R / 2 Hours 32 minutes (152 minutes)

Inspired by late author Stieg Larsson’s successful trilogy of books comes, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. 472 more words


Unleashing Mr Darcy

I read Teri Wilson’s book Unleashing Mr Darcy some time ago, but hadn’t realised it had been turned into a movie.

I haven’t watched it yet, but apparently the entire thing… 140 more words


The BFG- A film review

As several might know I am a HUGE Roald Dahl fan. I’ve used his books in the classroom. I devoured them as a child. I’ve watched all of the adaptations. 184 more words

Roald Dahl

Book Watching: Upcoming scifi and fantasy shows

This week, I got TV on my mind. Book-to-TV adaptations, that is.

This is happening:

American Gods by Starz

This trailer for the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel dropped last week, and it is… 725 more words


Disney’s Newest Movie

The newest in Disney’s live-action adaptations of their animated films is Beauty and the Beast.

The casting choices have been a little odd in their past adaptations, but I think generally they worked out in the end. 34 more words