And Now: Attractive women from romantic comedies that are also clumsy

And Now: Attractive women from romantic comedies that are also clumsy

We've come a long way from the days of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell's romance in "The Seven Year Itch". Now movie producers are looking for ways to wedge romantic plots into anything they can get their hands on - it's no wonder that there have been more romantic comedies in the last five years than all of the other years of film combined!
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From Book to Film: Part two

From Book to Film: Part two

In the previous installment of From Book to Film, we discussed two films that, though adapted from a novella and a novel, respectfully, differed from their source material in terms of narrative structure, adding, expanding upon or even skipping over plot points while still managing to create a strong, everlasting cinematic experience.
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Books to Film: Part One

Books to Film: Part One

A novel is such a singular experience it is no wonder that adapting a book to the medium of film is as arduous a task as any. When you read, you are alone. Not in the sense that no one else is around you, but rather that you are the reader and the narrator and the painter of the scenes in your head. You provide the voices and translate the imagery to fit the way you perceive the story.
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