Obscure Cinema: Inkheart (+ book vs. film)

I was going to do a book vs. film analysis of Inkheart, but then watching the film again last night, I realized that what is really is is obscure cinema. Never heard of Inkheart? I’m not surprised — the film barely got a North American release, though IMDB figures indicate that it did fine in … Continue reading

So I went a little crazy at the bookstore…

Went to the Brookline Booksmith tonight before meeting my friend for a celebratory dinner/dessert at Finale (because finishing your dissertation after three years is HUGE!), one of whose best features is the used book section in the basement. Usually I can refrain from going purchase-crazy, but I decided to indulge in my recent book kick… … Continue reading

Film vs. Book: The Time Traveler’s Wife

As both a film buff and an avid reader (I was a hardcore bookworm in my younger years, and despite my reading habits atrophying pathetically during and after college, I think I am back on the road to being properly well-read!), I tend to give equal favor when it comes to book-to-film adaptations. Film is … Continue reading

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