Category Archives: Book to Film

Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 is a very good movie. But it is a very long one. I can understand why it’s not popular with audiences but for me at least, and other people who love Cinema, this is a film I … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049 run up

So Blade Runner 2049 is finally hitting cinemas next month. It seemed like a far off dream that was never going to happen but we’re finally here. Over the years I’ve practically ate anything that was Blade Runner related and … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

It’s not the best in the series and for the first time I actually felt this book was a step backwards. After blowing the wad of mysteries in the previous book Rowling seemed to have trouble tying everything up and … Continue reading

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Mr. Holmes

Mr. Holmes is a very decent Sherlock Holmes movie and includes a lovely bit of unseen  history to the character by showing him in his later years. I don’t recall a Sherlock Holmes film or TV series to actually depict … Continue reading

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The Little Prince (2015 Movie)

If you thought what George Lucas did to lil’Anikin Skywalker was bad wait till you see what they did to the little Prince in this! Nothing is scared in the world of movies as we all know and it was … Continue reading

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Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

What an utterly delectable episode of ‘Sherlock’ to tie us over until series 4 arrives. I loved it. Where to begin, the Victorian setting taking us back to the time of the original Holmes stories. The homages to previous Holmes … Continue reading

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Get Carter

After reading the book recently I was dying to see this again. I f**king love ‘Get Carter’. It’s one of those movies for my generation that you catch late one night on TV, not knowing anything much about it and … Continue reading

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Get Carter Book

Written by Ted Lewis in 1970 and also known as ‘Jack’s return Home‘ the book was retitled as ‘Get Carter‘ to capitalize on the success of the 1971 film starring Michael “you’re a big man but you’re out of shape” … Continue reading

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The Long Goodbye

Of all the Neo Noirs out there this is one I find myself rather unfamiliar with. I guess because I always associate Raymond Chandler’s works with film Noir. I love those movies for their dialogue which Chandler knocked out of … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

This film is everything I expected it to be. It ties up everything with hints pointers to the Lord of the Rings. The action scenes have all the usual beats and last minute saves of the day. There isn’t anything … Continue reading

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