With Clary and Jace finally kissing on Shadowhunter, let’s look back at the past 7 episodes and see what has adapted well and what – not so much.Read More Shadowhunters: The Kiss List
SyFy’s The Magicians captures the essence of Lev Grossman’s novel while adapting it for those needing a hunk of plot and mystery boiled down to 60 minutes: the TV audience.Read More The Magicians: Adapting Magic Right
When it comes to adapting material to the screen, Of Men and Angels made some wise choices to deviate from the source material. Marrying off Alec isn’t one of them.Read More Shadowhunters: Brewing Up Backstory
News comes this week from Hollywood that Gillian Flynn’s short story The Grownup has sold to Universal Studios for “high six figures,” which is a holy-crap-that’s-a-lot-of-money amount of money for a spec sale. The question is: Is it worth it? And the answer is yes. And no. And that most powerful word in the English language: maybe. […]Read More Do Short Stories Make Better Movies?
This is the fourth article in a series on Outlander Season Two. Click to read article one, article two and article three. Hark, there be spoilers ahead. Bonjour, mes amis, and welcome back to our ongoing discussion of Dragonfly in Amber, and what we can expect to see in season two of Outlander on Starz (which, by the […]Read More Outlander 2: Liberté, Égalité et Faith
*Spoiler Alert for those who have not read the series, potentially the entire 6 books. Oh, Shadowhunters. Every time I want to fall in love, you hang me upside down like Simon in the locker room of the Jade Wolf. (Why does a restaurant have a locker room?) Episode 5 Moo Shu to Go wasn’t […]Read More Shadowhunters: Moo Shu No Go
I’m going to talk now about Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the film version of which opened this past weekend. But first—super quick—let’s talk about the destruction of the library of Alexandria. Wait, don’t go. There’s a point, I promise. So legend has it that the infamous Library of Alexandria in Egypt was accidentally burned […]Read More Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (AKA: Get Over Yourself)