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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Peeta, how are we going to kill all these people? There has been a lot of Young Adult (YA) literature adapted to film the last few years.  Since the success of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001), born of the personal … Continue reading

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Is this some kind of re-enactment? We all thought it–well I certainly did–“James Joyce wrote a fairy tale?”  No kids, it’s William Joyce, author and illustrator of The Leaf Men (1996) and artist/designer/writer of a number of notable animated films.  It’s the … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games

It’s a television show! I can’t speak to the Twilight series, but most sci-fi/fantasy adaptations are frustratingly unlike the source material.  Sometimes they subtract from the story, which is understandable considering time limitations of film.  That argument I think is pretty … Continue reading

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