I like to watch movies to see if books are worth reading. I recently watched To All The Boys I've Loved Before (a new Netflix original film) because I've heard such good things about it. It's a very sweet story about sixteen year-old Lara Jean who lives life more in her head than she does in… Continue reading Movie First, Book After
It's been a few months since I've last made a blog post, but I'm back and jumping into the swing of things again. The summer season is coming to an end and I'm gearing up for fall, let's get ready for some spooky stories to start showing up. Kicking us off will be the release… Continue reading Hiatus is Over
Let's talk about Han Solo
Books and games are great, movies are awesome. So why do film adaptations often fail the fan base?
It was a real Rampage.
SPOILERS. See the movie then read.
After my friends and I had a caricature done (see above), it got me thinking about how, when done right, adaptations are a good caricature because they capture and accentuate core elements of a story. People want exact copies of their favorite book and good adaptations don’t do that. An adaptation by nature has to… Continue reading Thoughts On Adaptations