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Throwback Thursday! Dracula - Bram Stoker

Welcome to my first NON-dystopian Throwback Thursday post! Don’t worry, there will be plenty more of those to come, but for now we’re focusing on a very different kind of frightening and miserable tale – a horror story, to be exact. 1,248 more words


And the Oscar Goes to…

Sunday night marked the 87th Academy Awards – a night where Hollywood’s leading actors, directors, and other film industry insiders gathered to celebrate the roles and movies that shaped 2014. 347 more words


Catch-22 - Joseph Heller

I bought Joseph Heller’s famous novel from Waterstones in February, along with Cormac McCarthy’s The Road (which I’ll review a bit later on). As I passed it through the till, the friendly shop worker nodded in satisfaction and said, ‘ah yes, two books everyone should have on their shelves.’ Now that I’ve read both, I think she was definitely on to something. 1,426 more words

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The Famous Artworks That Inspired 15 Films

There is a fascinating interplay between the visual cultures of film and art. Directors have frequently used imagery from painting and other art forms to shape the look and meaning of their works. 1,650 more words


ktasordahl reblogged this on crafting, life and the art of happiness and commented:

If you love art and film this is a great read! Very interesting to see how people were influenced and energized by each others works of art. #inspiration #appreciation #art #film