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Insurgent: The Movie Adaptation

Just a quick post to say I’m going to see Insurgent tomorrow (finally) and I’m just slightly worried because of what people who have read the book are saying about it. 73 more words

Book To Film Adaptation

Graham's Ross Poldark, with a few preliminary thoughts on the 2015 Poldark

Demelza (Angharad Rees) climbing up on Ross’s (Robin Ellis’s horse), (1975 Poldark)

Dear friends, readers, and class,

This is a continuation of the lecture I wrote as a blog, … 3,635 more words

Political Novels/films

Film Adaptation Review: Revolutionary Road (2008)

Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates’ 1961 novel, was adapted in 2008 for the screen in possibly one of the best and most faithful page-to-screen adaptations I have ever seen. 492 more words

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The Perils of Penelope Pitstop

If you are a certain age or disposition then the character Penelope Pitstop will be familiar to you.  She was the only female character in the Hanna Barbera… 1,130 more words

Film Adaptations

Fifty Shades Of Grey... A Controversy?

Back in 2012 I started reading the Fifty Shades series by E.L James, not really knowing much about it, having no idea what the main themes of the book actually were, because the description was quite vague. 837 more words


Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

The Martian is a survival story that’s….out of this world. Literally. Mark Watney is left on Mars after a mission goes wrong, and his crew mates assume there was no hope for his survival. 269 more words


The Luminaries

Like many people, I read Eleanor Catton’s The Luminaries last year, and LOVED it. Like All the Birds, Singing, it is antipodal — takes place in New Zealand (obviously I didn’t have to use the word “antipodal,” but I thought it would be fun to show off a little!). 210 more words