They’re everywhere. Every time I read a story about a new show or miniseies it appears to have been adapted from a book. I’m trying to figure out if this has been the case for decades or if I’m just more aware of it now. 82 more words
Tags » Literary Adaptations
You would be forgiven for wondering if I’d switched to a book blog today, but no, I’m just doing a couple of literary adaptations. I haven’t really gone into literary adaptations as a theme, and it seemed like a good time. 3,922 more words
Daphne Du Maurier published this novel in 1951. It offered a romantic and mysterious story with many of her familiar features. 702 more words
Note: as this film is under embargo until its release in the Seattle area, here are exactly 75 words.
No doubt parallels abound between Boccaccio’s plague-ridden Renaissance and our own apocalyptic present, so surely the time is ripe for this adaptation of a story from 47 more words
Hebden Bridge Picture House are screening this Warner Bros. classic this coming Saturday (June 3rd) in their ‘reel’ film slot. One reason alone should be enough to excite potential viewers, it contains, if not the finest, then certainly the most memorable performance by Bette Davis as Charlotte Vale. 285 more words
This is the third feature by the French auteur Katell Quillévéré. It’s adapted from a novel by Maylis De Kerangal and the screenplay is by the director and the highly-experienced Gilles Taurand. 862 more words