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Salomé (US 1922)

It’s not often that you get a chance to see a silent film with live accompaniment; Salomé, with Circuit des Yeux, was screened in Leeds and London in the UK. 379 more words

Literary Adaptations

Little Dorrit (1987)


A six hour long adaptation (originally released in two parts) of one of Charles Dickens’ more worthy and serious late novels may not be for everyone (or indeed most) and Christine Edzard’s adaptation feels every second of the mammoth run time. 519 more words

Film Reviews

Two literary TV series that I'm looking forward to (and one that I'm enjoying now)

TV is exciting at the moment, isn’t it? While there is plenty of fascinating TV shows based on original content (one of my favourites, Mad Men, comes to mind), it’s no surprise that this is the perfect format for book adaptations. 1,499 more words

Rare 4K treats!

The Sight & Sound letter page in the March issue had a good letter from Adam MacDonald raising the issue of identifying 4K releases into cinemas. 302 more words

British Cinema

Book review: Heartless, Marissa Meyer

Meyer, Marissa. Heartless. Feiwel and Friends, 2016. $19.99. ISBN 9781250044655. 453 pgs. Ages 12 and up.  P9 Q9

In a world where talking rabbits and ravens are commonplace, Caroline’s baking has touched the king’s sweet tooth, and he has decided he wants her to marry him. 137 more words

Book Reviews

You Were Never Really Here (UK-France-US 2017)

For just her fourth feature in eighteen years, Lynne Ramsay has again opted for a literary adaptation after Morvern Callar (2002) and We Need to Talk About Kevin… 709 more words

British Cinema

Book review: The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild, by Lawrence Anthony and Graham Spence, adapted by Thea Feldman

Anthony, Lawrence, and Graham Spence. The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild. Adapted by Thea Feldman. Henry Holt and Company, 2017. 209 more words

Book Reviews