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Book -v- Film: Catching Fire

Book -v- Film: Catching Fire – There is a trend at the moment with book series’ that are turned into films, for the last book to be split in two. It started with Harry Potter, continued with Twilight, and seems to have stalled somewhat for Divergent… Continue reading

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Book -v- Film: The Hunger Games

Book -v-v Film: The Hunger Games – The first film in The Hunger Games franchise is one that I saw before reading the books it was base on. Continue reading

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Book -v- Film: Neverwhere

Neil Gaiman is one of those writers who is as well known for his work in film and television as he is for his novels and short stories. Continue reading

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Book -v- Film: The Nativity Story (2006)

Book -v- Films: The Nativity Story (2006) – I’m sure we all have memories of Primary School and Sunday School nativity plays. I remember two in particular… Continue reading

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Book -v- Film: The Chronicles of Narnia – The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

So. You’ve got the rights to a series of beloved children’s classics. You’ve already adapted two of the books into box-office smash-hit films. You have the beginnings of a rather successful and lucrative franchise. What do you do next? Continue reading

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Book -v- Film: Prince Caspian

Book -v- Film: Prince Caspian – In 2008, Narnia returned to the big screen with Prince Caspian… Continue reading

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Book -v- Film: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

In the early 1990s, Sunday evenings meant one thing: Narnia. The BBC produced a TV series adaptation of C. S. Lewis’ classic children’s books, covering over three years The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader and The Silver Chair… Continue reading

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Books -v- Films

There is little in life more disappointing than a good book that is ruined by a poor film adaptation. Continue reading

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