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The New IT Film Fails Its Sole Female Character HARD

Spoiler alert! How the sole female character Beverly is made into a utility of male desire in the new film adaptation of Stephen King's IT.

OITNB Season 3 Book Round-up (Spoiler-Free)

First things first, no spoilers here so no need to read slowly, one line at a time, with your mouse ...

20 Amazing Soundtracks & Songs from Movies Based on Books

A soundtrack can make or break a movie in the same way that acting, a script, or the production style ...

Her Name Was Trouble With a Capital L

For the past few months, I’ve been on a bit of a crime fiction/thriller kick. And, this may just have ...

I Wish I Could Quit You: The Curse of a Chronic Book Finisher

When I was in chorus in sixth grade, we staged a production of “Bye Bye, Birdie,” and at the party ...

Table for One, or Happy Singles Awareness Day

Among the notable holiday filled with hearts and flowers, February 14th is also Singles Awareness Day. Or S.A.D. Yes, it’s ...

Oscar Watch: Don’t Judge a Book…

There was a poster in my junior high library that said, “Don’t judge a book by its movie.” As a ...

Matching Up? Book Quotes and Their Movie Counterparts

Plot-wise, it’s easy to tell when a movie deviates from the book on which it’s based. But is it as ...

GENRE KRYPTONITE: Screwed-Up Journalist Novels

GENRE KRYPTONITE is a regular feature about genres we have an inexplicable weak spot for. Check out previous entries here. ____________________________ I’ll ...

Top 5 Miscast Literary Roles

Have you seen David Fincher’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo yet?  (If not, and if you haven’t read the ...