Sometimes the book is better, by a long, long way. Here are some films which I’m recommending you avoid, or, less brutally, think didn’t live up to the potential of the book (main example, #7 on the list, not a bad film but nothing compared to the book.) 686 more words
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‘Isserly always drove straight past a hitch-hiker when she first saw him, to give herself time to size him up.’
Michel Faber’s novel Under the Skin (2000) has recently been adapted into film, directed by Jonathan Glazer and starring Scarlett Johansson, bringing with it a resurge of popularity for the book. 1,094 more words
Bela Lugosi may be dead, but the gothic is alive and well.
I recently had the pleasure of seeing this exhibit at The British Library and it opened my eyes to the great events this institution puts on and the opportunities it provides. 440 more words