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The CW is known as the network in dead last. It is filled with teen dramas and lighter fare, but this new fall season has seen a boom for the network, and that boom is centered on Tuesday nights. Supernatural Read more…


Boxing movies are made all the time in Hollywood, and they’re nearly always Oscar bait. Actors see a boxing film as an opportunity to train like an animal and be completely immerse in a character’s world when they have to play a boxer.


True Blood has, for the most part, always been HBO’s most successful show, after long-running mafia series The Sopranos ended. Yes, True Blood is even more successful than critical hit Game of Thrones. However, everyone’s favourite dragon-whispering, medieval time tv show looks set to usurp True Blood at the top.


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.


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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