Tags » Literary Adaptations

Fences (US 2016)

Denzel Washington is an A List Hollywood star and has been for 30 years and he seems to have remained a potent star for longer than most of his contemporaries. 1,230 more words


Apple Tree Yard (UK 2017)

Emily Watson’s performance as the geneticist who becomes involved in an adulterous affair and ultimately a murder trial is one of the best I have seen in TV drama. 497 more words


A Monster Calls (Spain-US-UK 2016)

Here’s a good example of an ‘international film’. Siobhan Ward, an Irish writer of children’s books, has an idea for a story while she is dangerously ill. 1,472 more words


Nocturnal Animals (US 2016)

This film has been roundly praised in some quarters but I’m not sure I’m so enthusiastic about it. Director Tom Ford, who was responsible for the similarly acclaimed… 1,305 more words

American Independents

I Lied

I voted Trump.

HA! No. Never.

But for once it appears I’m letting my curiosity get the best of me. I’m a huge fan of the Harry Potter movies. 187 more words

The Girl on the Train (US 2016)

The Girl on the Train proved to be much more interesting than the majority of reviews suggested. I was fully engaged by a film that may have flaws but also many pluses that reviewers seem to have overlooked. 1,125 more words


Too Much, Just Too Much

It was announced this week that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will not be adapted into three movies as previously announced. I know what you’re thinking. 160 more words