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"PUSH" (2009) Review

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"PUSH" (2009) Review

When I first saw the 2009 science-fiction thriller, "PUSH", I had assumed that it was based upon some novel, comic book series or graphic novel. Several years passed before I discovered that the movie's plot was actually the brainchild of the screenwriter, David Bourla. Read more...Collapse )



"A FAMILY SCANDAL IN THE 'NORTH AND SOUTH' TRILOGY"

I love John Jakes' "NORTH AND SOUTH" Trilogy. Honestly, I do. I love it so much that I have copies of the novels published between 1982 and 1987 that make up the trilogy. I love it so much that I have also copies of the television adaptations (1985-1986; 1994) of the novels, produced by Wolper Productions. Unfortunately, the trilogy has a few narrative problems. And I feel that one of its biggest problems centered around a particular painting. Read more...Collapse )

"AIRPORT" (1970) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from "AIRPORT", the 1970 adaptation of Arthur Hailey's 1968 novel. Directed by George Seaton, the movie starred Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg, Jacqueline Bisset and George Kennedy: Read more...Collapse )

"PERIL AT END HOUSE" (1990) Review




"PERIL AT END HOUSE" (1990) Review

I just realized something. I have never read Agatha Christie's 1932 novel, "Peril at End House". I find this ironic, considering that I have seen the 1990 television movie adaptation of this novel at least three or four times. One of these days, I will get around to reading Christie's novel and comparing it to the television adaptation. Right now, I am going to focus on the latter. Read more...Collapse )
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Below are some animated GIFs that I had found on Tumblr. They featured scenes from Episode 3 of the BBC's 2015 miniseries, "AND THEN THERE WERE NONE", which was adapted from Agatha Christie's 1939 novel: Read more...Collapse )

"SADIE McKEE" (1934) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from "SADIE McKEE", the 1934 adaptation of Viña Delmar's 1933 short story, "Pretty Sadie McKee". Directed by Clarence Brown, the movie starred Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone and Edward Arnold: Read more...Collapse )

"DEADPOOL" (2016) Review

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"DEADPOOL" (2016) Review

The Hollywood industry received a great surprise when it discovered that a low-cost superhero movie became the first box office hit for 2016. The movie? "DEADPOOL", which is based upon a character from Marvel comics and the "X-MEN" franchise. Read more...Collapse )

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Below is an article about the Polish dish known as Bigos: Read more...Collapse )

"JANE EYRE" (1973) Photo Gallery

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Below is a gallery featuring images from "JANE EYRE", the 1973 television adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's 1847 novel. Directed by Joan Craft, the miniseries starred Sorcha Cusack and Michael Jayston: Read more...Collapse )

"FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD" (1998) Review




"FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD" (1998) Review

For years, I had made an effort to avoid any novel written by Thomas Hardy and any movie or television production based upon his works. This has nothing to do with how I felt about the quality of his work. Read more...Collapse )

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