Heath Ledger is the reason for me that adaptations can be so successful. We have seen adaptation after adaptations of Batman, but Heath Ledger’s role of the Joker, was by far the farthest from what most viewers expected. Everytime I … Continue reading
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“What, we might ask, is literature on screen? If it is on screen, is it still literature? If it is literature, how can it be cinema as well? And why would anyone want to claim that it is both?‘ it’s … Continue reading
Hello everyone, my power just came back on from losing it again midday yesterday! Give me an hour to regroup myself, and I will be back with a Ray post! Hope everyone is safe!
I don’t know a huge amount about the book, but it is clear that the approach of this film is a film crew making a film about an “unfilmable book.” Winterbottom chose to make a film about the making of a Tristram … Continue reading
McFarlane draws up a few interesting concepts regarding film adaptations. He begins with the Conrad-Griffith comparison. “Whereas Griffith used his images to tell a story,as means to understanding, Conrad (Spiegel claims) wanted the reader to “see” in and through and … Continue reading
We can all agree on one thing about this film, and that one thing is that it is truly an original, artistic film. Thisfilm was one I has to watch over a few times to try to follow the different … Continue reading
Virginia Woolf, speaks of the eye and the brain needing to working conjunctively together to dissect a film(87.) Is she posing here that we must dig into our unconscious in order to break down the images in the film? If … Continue reading