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Murder, They Wrote

Earlier this week the awards spotlight lavished its annual attention on London’s theatreland in the form of the prestigious Olivier Awards.  Kevin Spacey got one.  After just over a decade at the helm of the Old Vic he leaves the once bankrupt theatre in a once unfashionable part of town in the strongest position imaginable.  971 more words


This year's consuming costume historical film adaptations: Poldark and Wolf Hall

Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell (Wolf Hall 3)

Natasha Little as Elizabeth Wykys Cromwell, Thomas’s wife, who dies of sleeping sickness early in the series… 2,450 more words

Political Novels/films

Books That Should Be Adapted For Film/TV

A while ago I wrote a post about my top 10 favourite book characters on screen. As I was writing that list, it got me thinking about some other books that should be adapted for the big and small screens, and I thought I’d put together a post about it. 1,159 more words


Film Adaptations of Video Games: Do They Truly Work?

In the film industry it becomes commonplace to make adaptations, there’s plenty of films out there based on books, people and historical events. But how many film adaptations of Video Games can you name? 567 more words


Film Adaptation Review: Divergent (2014)

The novel, Divergent, by Veronica Roth was recently adapted to the big screen as the first in a series of four movies that will be released over the next few years. 547 more words

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Film Adaptation Review: The Great Gatsby (2013)

Widely considered to be one of the greatest American novels, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby certainly commands an earnest film adaption. Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 effort makes the fourth cinematic iteration of this classic novel and, while it is not without fault, the director effectively captures the wanton mirth surrounding the “Roaring Twenties.” Scenes depicting Gatsby’s over-the-top festivities are as jubilant as one can imagine while reading the source material. 381 more words

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Publishing Journey: Going Hollywood

These are the 2 most common questions I’ve been asked by people in regards to my upcoming book:
1. Do you get to design the cover? 908 more words

Publishing Journey