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Big Sur

I love Jack Kerouac’s novel Big Sur. It’s his best IMHO. I caught the movie of it on Netflix this week. The actor playing Kerouac did a great job. 281 more words

Gone Girl (Book Review)

The love story of Nick and Amy is definitely one that is memorable, if anything else.

After too long of delaying reading Gone Girl, and the hype that surrounded the dark, gritty, messed up movie release over a year ago, I decided that it was finally succumb to the pressure, and give the acclaimed novel a read. 476 more words


The dame, the saint and the whore

We all have them. Most of us celebrate them with a small group of family and friends. The passage of time is inexorable and whilst the majority of birthdays come and go in the blink of an eye, all are worthy of pause and reflection.  929 more words

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"Mansfield Park" 1983

In 1983, ITV for BBC television produced the Ken Taylor screenplay of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. Shown in six episodes, the production was director David Giles second Austen film. 1,245 more words

Adapting Hans Christian Anderson

20.11.14 Jessica Chehade

You’ve heard, or read, or watched the stories of The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling and The Princess and the Pea… 1,157 more words

Veronica Roth's Insurgent, and my take on books' film Adaptations.

Finishing Insurgent

I am finally done reading Veronica Roth’s Insurgent. I decided to read it first before watching its film. Insurgent was a bit more detailed than Divergent. 425 more words

Film Adaptation Review: Much Ado about Nothing (2012)

Joss Whedon will never cease to amaze me. The cult-hit creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly, comic book writer/artist, godfather of the Marvel cinematic universe, and all-around Nerd King continues to prove himself as a modern day renaissance man with his latest venture. 442 more words

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