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The Cinematic Novels of Ben Ames Williams

American novelist Ben Ames Williams was a prolific writer, crafting over 30 novels and over 400 short stories throughout his career. Quite a few of his works, including… 829 more words


I am Legend: Rebuke and Reaffirmation of Prejudices

10 June 2014

The changes in cultural thought and the advances in technology that have taken place in the 40 years between the writing of Richard Matheson’s I am Legend and its latest adaptation in 1994 have forced many changes between the text of the book and the movie. 1,448 more words

Literary Criticism

From Print to Screen

So I love books and movies, in fact these two are practically all I think about.

Yeah, that’s not happening.

And of course loving both I am bombarded with this question: 38 more words

Book Better Than The Movie

Book vs. Film: The Most Dangerous Game

Originally published in Collier’s in 1924, Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game” (also known as “The Hounds of Zaroff”) is an incredibly chilling and suspenseful story. 635 more words


Book vs. Film: Austenland

Published in 2007, Shannon Hale’s Austenland follows Jane Hayes, a 30-something New Yorker. She’s an average woman, with an average life, but for one thing: she’s obsessed with Colin Firth’s Mr. 535 more words

Book Vs. Film

Persepolis | Marjane Satrapi

Summary: The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, a graphic memoir, and its animated counterpart Persepolis (2007), are of the coming-of-age and memoir genres. They chronicle Satrapi’s life from childhood to early adulthood after the Islamic Revolution, as well as during and after the war between Iran and Iraq, from mid-1980 to the early 1990s. 1,048 more words


Book vs. Film: The Birds

Daphne du Maurier’s “The Birds” opens with Nat Hocken, a farmhand, lamenting the overnight arrival of winter. Soon after, birds begin entering his home, attacking his family. 640 more words