Nerve | adaptation review

Nerve | adaptation review

Title: NerveMotion Picture Rating: PG-13Release Date: 2016Director: Henry Joost & Ariel SchulmanProduction Co.: Allison Shearmur ProductionsRuntime: 96 mins. ***Please note: this review contains spoilers for both the film and the novel Nerve. If you have not yet read or watched it and do not want anything spoiled for you, please come back to this review later!*** [...]

Bird Box | adaptation review

Bird Box | adaptation review

Title: Bird BoxMotion Picture Rating: RRelease Date: 2018Director: Susanne BierProduction Co.: Bluegrass FilmsRuntime: 124 mins. ***Please note: this review contains spoilers for both the film and the novel Bird Box. If you have not yet read or watched it and do not want anything spoiled for you, please come back to this review later!*** Let's talk horror. [...]

The Great Gatsby (1974 & 2013) | adaptation reviews

The Great Gatsby (1974 & 2013) | adaptation reviews

Ever since my girlfriend and I met in college 4 years ago, we have had differing opinions on The Great Gatsby, both the novel and its adaptations. It was a never-ending source of amusement to those around us in our English classes and continues to be so for our friends who know us now. Because my girlfriend and I read ...

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children | adaptation review

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children | adaptation review

Title: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Motion Picture Rating: PG-13 Release Date: September 2016 Director: Tim Burton Production Co.: Twentieth Century Fox Runtime: 127 min I saw this film a week ago and needed some time to think about it before reviewing it. I really enjoyed the book (so much so that I stayed up all night reading [...]

A Clockwork Orange | adaptation review

A Clockwork Orange | adaptation review

Title: A Clockwork Orange Motion Picture Rating: R Release Date: February 1972 Director: Stanley Kubrick Production Co.: Warner Bros. Runtime: 136 min My Rating: 4 stars I'm not very good at reviewing films, but I like to think I am somewhat qualified to review film adaptations of books. Maybe not, but hey, let me pretend. After finally getting around [...]