"JANE EYRE" (1973) Review
When I began this article, it occurred to me that I was about to embark upon the review of the sixth adaptation I have seen of Charlotte Brontë's 1847 novel. I have now seen six adaptations of "Jane Eyre" and plan to watch at least one or two more. Meanwhile, I would like to discuss my views on the 1973 television adaptation. ( Read more...Collapse )
"A FAMILY SCANDAL IN THE 'NORTH AND SOUTH' TRILOGY"
I love John Jakes' "NORTH AND SOUTH" Trilogy. Honestly, I do. I love it so much that I have copies of the novels published between 1982 and 1987 that make up the trilogy. I love it so much that I have also copies of the television adaptations (1985-1986; 1994) of the novels, produced by Wolper Productions. Unfortunately, the trilogy has a few narrative problems. And I feel that one of its biggest problems centered around a particular painting. ( Read more...Collapse )
"BLANCHE FURY" (1948) Review
I suspect that many fans of costume dramas would be fascinated to know about the series of period dramas released by the British film industry during the post-World War II era. A good number of those films were released by a British film studio known as Gainsborough Pictures. But not all of them were released through this particular studio. Some were released through other studios or production companies . . . like the 1948 period drama, "BLANCHE FURY". ( Read more...Collapse )
CAPTAIN SWAN AND "ONCE UPON A TIME" FANDOM
Ever since the Season Five episode (5.08) "Birth" aired on "ONCE UPON A TIME", I have come across a barrage of posts explaining why the Emma Swan/Killian Jones aka Captain Hook relationship is poison. Worse, most of these posts seemed to blame Killian for what was wrong with their relationship. ( Read more...Collapse )