Category Archives: Book to Film

Charles Bukowski

It’s hard to find the right words that will do justice when writing about Charles Bukowski. Not because of his complexity but because he is someone whom you can’t label as this or that. You can try, and some have. … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The bits I thought would be longer were shorter and the bits I thought were short were longer. So begins the long journey of the epic review of ‘The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug’, now pronounced smaOUg, Hummm, well it … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby 2013

“I sat and looked toward the building where Naoko lived. It was easy to tell which room was hers. All I had to do was find the one window toward the back where a faint light trembled. I focused on … Continue reading

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Ring Ø:The Birthday

‘Ring 0′ リング0 バースデイ is in many ways the most unlike Ring film in the series. It hits scare points of ‘Ring’ and ‘Ring 2′ but it’s less terror and more tragedy. Here Sadako isn’t yet the monster we know … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: An Unexpeted Journey IMAX 3D 48fps

That was certainly different. I’ll come right out and say that I believe 48fps isn’t a suitable way to watch movies and I don’t believe it will catch on. Here’s why. Your eyes need to adjust to it. From the … Continue reading

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The Bourne Legacy

Some dude kidnaps a Doctor and takes her half way across the world to score some drugs. Legacy is the aftermath of the previous Bourne Trilogy. I like that for once we have a main character that smiles and is … Continue reading

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Sadako 3D

I heart Sadako big time so being me I was very excited to see Sadako 3D. The 3D platform just seems perfectly suited to that famous TV scene at the end of Ring. Unfortunately this part might be the only … Continue reading

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The Ring Virus

A more interesting attempt at a remake of Ring that combines elements of the original Japanese movie and the novel it was based on with some incest thrown in for good measure! The film starts off “well” with a young … Continue reading

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Ring

Upon it’s release in Japan in the summer of 1998 ‘Ring’ became an instant success, it was followed by two sequels with alternate stories, a prequel and was remade as ‘The Ring’ in the US and ‘The Ring Virus’ in … Continue reading

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The Lord of The Rings

The Fellowship of The Ring It was a cold December morning in Dublin City exactly 10 years ago that I went to see The Lord of The Rings first showing. It was close to Christmas and I had woken up … Continue reading

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