Category Archives: Books to Film

  1. ‘The Dark Tower’ review: As a person who didn’t read the books, I enjoyed it

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    August 12, 2017 by Hope W.

    Stephen King’s magnum opus, The Dark Tower, a long book series with a sprawling mythology and epic battle of good …
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  2. Books to Film: ‘And Then There Were None’ book review

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    August 7, 2017 by Hope W.

    I recently finished And Then There Were None, a thriller by Agatha Christie. I haven’t read an Agatha Christie book …
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  3. Books to Film: ‘Dark Matter’ book review

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    July 30, 2017 by Hope W.

    I just finished this book called Dark Matter by Blake Crouch, and it is mind-blowing. I’ll avoid spoilers, so you …
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  4. ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ & ‘Spectre’ reviews: Good enough to watch

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    November 30, 2015 by Hope W.

    Mockingjay – Part 2 follows pretty much faithfully to the book — except for all the subtext that they could …
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  5. ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ review: Needs more flavour to the story

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    November 21, 2014 by Hope W.

    Looks like my Mockingjay – Part 1 review will be up before Big Hero 6’s, though that one has been …
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  6. ‘Gone Girl’ review: Amazing Amy is *amazing* indeed

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    October 12, 2014 by Hope W.

    Gone Girl was absolutely — to borrow a word from the film — *amazing*. The story is superb, supplemented with …
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  7. ‘The Maze Runner’ review: Stands out due to compelling mystery and solid characters

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    September 14, 2014 by Hope W.

    The Maze Runner is another book series that I didn’t read. The synopsis for the first book had sounded intriguing, …
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  8. ‘Divergent’ review: Pretty good. Watch for hot actor.

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    March 20, 2014 by Hope W.

    Going into Divergent, I had very little idea what to expect. While nothing beats Twilight for terrible story (that still inexplicably …
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  9. ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ review: Feeling a lack of something. Satisfaction.

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    December 13, 2013 by Hope W.

    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was… ok? I’m not sure what I feel about it. As a film by …
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  10. ‘Catching Fire’ review: Ten times better than the first movie

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    November 22, 2013 by Hope W.

    With a new director and a bigger budget comes a film adaptation that surpasses its predecessor by all counts. (No …
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