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Book review: Poe: Stories and Poems, adapted by Gareth Hinds

Hinds, Gareth, adapt. Poe: Stories and Poems. Candlewick, 2017. $14.00. 203p. ISBN 9780763681128. Ages 12+. P6Q8

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'Alias Grace' Is a Fierce, Timely Adaptation of Atwood's Masterpiece

It’s easy to say Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace speaks to the cultural moment. But that “moment” — the predatory sexual behavior of men and the undue burden it places on women — has been going on for hundreds of years. 1,118 more words

Margaret Atwood

Book review: The Nutcracker in Harlem, by T. E. McMorrow, illustrated by James Ransome

McMorrow, T.E. The Nutcracker in Harlem. Illustrated by James Ransome. HarperCollins, 2017. $17.99. ISBN 9780061175985. 32 pates. Ages 4-8. P6 Q7

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King Lear (Korol Lir, USSR (Russian) 1971)

(This post is written by Shabanah Fazal and posted by Roy Stafford)

King Lear is Shakespeare’s tale of an ageing monarch who makes a spectacular error of judgement by dividing his kingdom through a ‘love trial’ of his three daughters, unleashing chaos in the land. 1,535 more words

Literary Adaptations

Heritage Day at the Hebden Bridge Picture House

“This year, from 7-10 September, Heritage Open Days is back to shine a light on England’s fascinating historic places. This annual festival celebrates our diverse history, architecture and culture, offering you the chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences all for free.”

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British Cinema

Adapting Philip K. Dick

This blog isn’t too concerned about US TV series, but we are interested in co-productions, particularly when they involve the work of Phil K. Dick, a literary hero for many in Europe. 757 more words

Literary Adaptations

The Limehouse Golem (UK 2016)

The Limehouse Golem is a fascinating film for several reasons. It seems to have divided audiences and overall its box office performance has been ‘soft’ for Lionsgate in the UK (albeit on one of the worst weekends of the year for the cinema b.o.). 948 more words

British Cinema