Tag Archives: novel

Pride and Prejudice (2003) Rated PG

Jane Austen’s classic novel is modernized and set in Utah. Elizabeth Bennet is a college student working hard at writing her first novel, until she meets Will Darcy. Based on the book by Jane Austen. Starring Kam Heskin, Orlando Seale, … Continue reading

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I Am Not Your Negro (2016) Rated PG-13

James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House, in this documentary. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, and Martin Luther King. This documentary brings James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript to the screen. … Continue reading

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Bleak House (BBC) Rated TV-PG

An estate battle caused by multiple confusing wills hangs over the heads of the heirs. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Denis Lawson, and Carey Mulligan. BBC always does an excellent job of bringing period … Continue reading

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The Strain (FX) Rated TV-MA

The CDC (Center for Disease Control) investigates a mysterious outbreak against humanity. Based on the novel trilogy of the same name by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. Starring Corey Stoll, David Bradley, and Kevin Durand. Having not read the books, … Continue reading

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The Woman in White (PBS) Rated NR

This is an adaptation of  Wilkie Collins’ classic gothic novel. Starring Jessie Buckley, and Olivia Vinall, Dougray Scott. The film takes the adaptation of Collins’ novel and tries to make it more of a horror story. It doesn’t pull off this … Continue reading

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The Old Curiosity Shop (1995) Rated PG

When Nell Trent’s Grandfather loses his investment money in cards, they must go on the run as their landlord, Daniel Quilp,  is after them. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Alan Barry, Adam Blackwood, and Tom Courtenay. I haven’t … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) Rated TV-G

Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi.  Based on the novel by Mark Twain. Starring Tommy Kelly, May Robson, Walter Brennan. This is the first film adaptation of the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer that was … Continue reading

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Doctor Zhivago (2002) Rated TV-14

Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives intertwine during the Russian Revolution. Based on the novel by Boris Pasternak. Starring Sam Neill, Alexandra Maria Lara, Sam MacLintock, Anne-Marie Duff, Hugh Bonneville, Keira … Continue reading

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Treasure Island (2012) Rated NR

Jim Hawkins is the only one who can successfully get a schooner to an island full of treasure. Based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. Starring Eddie Izzard, Toby Regbo, Rupert Penry-Jones, Donald Sutherland, Elijah Wood, Shirley Henderson. This … Continue reading

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Plymouth Adventure (1952) Rated NR

The dramatic journey of the Pilgrims’ journey to Virginia aboard the Mayflower in 1620, with their unexpected landing in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Based on The Plymouth Adventure 1950 novel by Ernest Gébler. Starring Spencer Tracy, Gene Tierney, Van Johnson, Leo Genn, Barry … Continue reading

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