3P Reviews, Lessons in Adaptation

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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An Underrated Mess – Eragon (film)

I like dragons. Rather a lot, actually. There was a stretch when I was about seven or eight where I refused to read anything that didn't have an animal on the cover, and if that animal was a dragon, I might actually finish the book. I think a lot of kids have this experience, or… Continue reading An Underrated Mess – Eragon (film)

Lessons in Adaptation

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