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William Shakespeare on film

April 23rd sees celebration to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. He is certainly England’s most famous and celebrated writer and there have been numerous adaptation of his plays. 1,387 more words

Literary Adaptations

This Week in Books #7: Bosch

Welcome back to Johnny Reads and This Week in Books. This week I’m talking about Amazon’s Bosch. Bosch is the show adapted from Michael Connelly’s bestselling book series that follows LAPD detective Harry Bosch. 42 more words

A Revelation

I’m sitting here reading about embarrassing mothers in literature, right? Just a regular article. And then I see something that leaves me like 😲. I’ll share. 139 more words

Literary Games

I recently wrote about Californium, the new puzzle and exploration game based on the life and works of Philip K. Dick, over at Unwinnable… 308 more words

Blog Posts

Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Atonement (2007)

“Atonement is on Netflix” seems to be the main reason why our dear host Nathaniel Rogers chose Joe Wright’s literary adaptation as this week’s Hit Me with Your Best Shot… 851 more words

Reviews

Room (Canada-Ireland-UK 2015)

Room is this year’s favourite amongst mainstream critics with four Oscar nominations and many other accolades, including a BAFTA for Brie Larson as Best Actor. It is a major film for both the Canadian and Irish film industries and it is proving immensely popular with its audiences – already established in IMDB’s Top 250 film entries. 609 more words

Canadian Cinema

Assassin (Taiwan/HK/China 2015)

Assassin is the kind of film that you don’t expect to understand after a single screening. As I left the cinema an audience member spoke to an usher who asked him what he thought of the film. 1,992 more words

Melodrama