3P Reviews, Lessons in Adaptation, The Umbrella Academy

Lessons in Adaptation: The Umbrella Academy

Season Two is on its way, and you know what that means! That's right, this entire essay will be obsolete in a few weeks. Time to make the most of it. I had a blast writing the episodic reviews of The Umbrella Academy when the first season of the show came out, and given that… Continue reading Lessons in Adaptation: The Umbrella Academy

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Lessons in Adaptation: Annihilation

How do you film a psychological thriller about alien plants? With a not-insubstantial effects budget, I would imagine. About a year ago, I reviewed the novella Annihilation, with the intent of eventually comparing it to its film adaptation. Here we are. In many ways, the film Annihilation is pretty conventional as far as adaptations go,… Continue reading Lessons in Adaptation: Annihilation

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Lessons in Adaptation: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

See? I told you I would do more on some of those recommendations. To be completely honest, though, I wasn't entirely sure I wanted to recommend either version of Good Omens. I like them both. I liked their better aspects quite a lot, actually. About a quarter of the way into the book, I was… Continue reading Lessons in Adaptation: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

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Lessons in Adaptation: The Harry Potter Film Series

I love adaptations. I love to see what goes into creating them, how they change their source material, and how they don't. I've hardly made it a secret that my philosophy toward adaptation is that the more changes, the better, but each one has something it can teach us, no matter how it was made.… Continue reading Lessons in Adaptation: The Harry Potter Film Series

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3P Reviews: Game of Thrones, Season Eight, Episode Five

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters: 4 Aesthetics: 7 Creativity: 5 Overall Plot: 7 Subplots: 5 Sum: 28/50   Spoilers: Possibly. Audience Assumptions: I'm just going to hope you're familiar with the series by this point.   Season Eight Episode Five: The Bells - **   Part One: We. Do. Not. Have. Time. For. Random. Woman. And. Child.… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Game of Thrones, Season Eight, Episode Five