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Hollywood is Not Ruining our Favourite Books

We always hear that Hollywood ruins good literature. The idea is that films are never as good as the source material and that modern adaptations of classics misrepresent and ‘ruin’…

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 Top 5 Best Shakespeare Film Adaptations

5. Gnomeo and Juliet (2011) If I were a producer and someone came to me pitching an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet where they are all garden gnomes instead 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. 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…

Book vs Film: The Queen’s Gambit

If you’ve seen the mini-series The Queen’s Gambit, released on Netflix in October, then you already know it’s a powerful illustration of addiction, love, and ambition, as well as the…

Book vs Film: Carrie

Almost every one of Stephen King’s books has been put to film, with some standout hits (Misery, The Shawshank Redemption) and some embarrassing failures (The Dark Tower, Maximum Overdrive). But…