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Poldark 2015: novel re-conceived as mining & feminist love story, Episode 2

I have a right to chose my own life — Verity (2015)

Final still, a far shot (2015 Poldark, written & created by Debbie Horsfield…

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Film Studies

Riddle Me This

Another Gillian Flynn novel has been adapted and this time its her second novel, Dark Places. Check out the new trailer starring Charlize Theron, our in cinemas in the US August 7 and catch up on my Gone Girl review.

Dark Places

Noteworthy Previews

Top Seven Books I’d Love to See as Movies/TV Shows

I’m easing back into blogging by responding to another Top Ten Tuesday topic over at The Broke and the Bookish. I was in quite a writing stump after finishing school this year, but seeing this idea got the juices flowing again! 645 more words


Poldark: 2015, 1975 & Graham's Post WW2 novel, Episode 1

Courage shall grow keener, clearer the will,
the heart fiercer as our force faileth …
— Anglo-Saxon poem, The Battle of Maldon (as translated by Michael Alexander…

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Political Novels/films

7 Film Adaptations We're All Waiting For

Well, maybe not all of you, but I am!

House of Leaves
Written by Mark Z. Danielewski in 2000, this postmodern nightmare would work well as a movie (minus the copious footnotes), because half of it already is a movie! 495 more words


Complaining About Dinosaurs

Well, Jurassic World unleashed itself on our world today. I’m girding my loins and preparing to wade through the barrage of fans pointing out its many terrible flaws, going on about how this whole enterprise hopelessly besmirches the original… 1,226 more words


LAPD '53

It’s a perfect marriage of words and pictures, but above all it is a love letter to the city of his birth. LA, says Ellroy, ‘is the town that made me and that I must return to, again and again.’ As must we. 1,108 more words

Film Adaptations