Tag Archives: adaptation

  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. ‘Cinderella’ review: Magical

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    March 13, 2015 by Hope W.

    There are movies that I like, movies I love, and movies I *love*. The first are movies I think are …
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  6. ‘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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  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. ‘Noah’ review: A weird acid trip retelling of Noah’s Ark and the Flood

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    April 24, 2014 by Hope W.

    Noah is a visualisation of what Noah’s ark and the Flood would be like — if the storyteller was on acid. Directed by Darren …
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  9. ‘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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  10. ‘August: Osage County’ review: A surprisingly compelling family drama

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    January 25, 2014 by Hope W.

    August: Osage County is riveting. It’s not often that I describe dramas in this manner, especially those dealing with dysfunctional …
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