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Adaptations Everywhere

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

My Cousin Rachel (UK-US 2017)

It’s an odd coincidence that this ‘re-adaptation’ of Daphne du Maurier’s My Cousin Rachel should arrive in UK cinemas so soon after Lady Macbeth. I went to see… 1,089 more words

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Double Feature #15 - Wuthering Heights and Great Expectations

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

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SIFF 2017: The Little Hours (Jeff Baena, 2017)

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

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Now, Voyager (US 1942)

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


Heal the Living (Réparer les vivants, France-Belgium 2016)

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

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