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Poor Things: Book to Film Comparison

Poor Things (2023, dir. Yorgos Lanthimos) has been taking the world by storm, but many are unaware it is an adaptation of Alasdair Gray’s 1992 novel of the same name…

Jane Austen on Film: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

It is a truth universally acknowledged that any article about Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice must begin with a naff riff on the ‘universally acknowledged’ line. It is also much…

The Revival of The Hunger Games

Like many others, my obsession with the Hunger Games has recently been reignited as a result of the social media frenzy regarding the soon-to-be released prequel and the excellency of…

Celebrating Roald Dahl: Matilda from Page to Screen

Now is a more crucial time than ever to celebrate Roald Dahl. Not only is his literature written with a wonderfully wicked turn-of-phrase, but his themes effortlessly stand the test…

Book vs. TV: Daisy Jones and the Six

In the leap from book to television, Daisy Jones and the Six retains its original format as a series of interviews, now taking the form of a mockumentary. The first…

Review: My Policeman

My Policeman is a recent book-to-film adaptation, originally written by Bethan Roberts and adapted by theatre director Michael Grandage. The book is a heart-breaking reflection on three people and how…

Book vs. Film: Bridgerton

Book vs Film? – An age-old question and one that typically generates hours of debate. It’s not an easy task to pay homage to the characters and story told in…

Heart of Darkness vs Apocalypse Now

Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now (1979) is widely considered to be a masterpiece. The cinematography, screenplay and direction come together to create a dark, yet fantastic movie. Coppola’s film of…