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

Lessons in Adaptation

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