What is It really about?
Stephen king honestly told what was his inspiration for creating the most terrible “horror” of all time. How do you like this news? In his works, the famous writer relies…

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BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 2)
«Norwegian wood» The film adaptation of the most popular novel abroad by Haruki Murakami. The Director is the French-Vietnamese Director Chan an hung, who did not distinguish himself in any…

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CONVERSATION WITH THE CELESTIAL: JOSEPH BRODSKY
But even the thought of-what's his name? - immortality there is a thought of solitude, my friend. <I. B.> Conversation with the celestial When I was seven years old, and…

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BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 2)

«Norwegian wood»
The film adaptation of the most popular novel abroad by Haruki Murakami. The Director is the French-Vietnamese Director Chan an hung, who did not distinguish himself in any way before or after “Norwegian forest”. The film was released in 2010. What will immediately please connoisseurs of the canons-the movie was shot in Japan and with Japanese actors. Why then did not pick up a Director from Japan, it is unclear. The film, however, was not harmed by Chang an-hung’s foreign origin.

The plot is not different from the original, the characters are also unchanged: there is Watanabe, the protagonist, a loner and taciturn, is Naoko Continue reading

BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 1)

Best film adaptations of fiction: continued

A good adaptation of the book – not so rare guest at the table of kinoguitan. This is a definite plus. But a bad film adaptation is even less rare. With the crisis of ideas that engulfed the minds of Directors and gave birth to a plentiful stream of sequels, the craving for transferring literature to the screen did not slow down, and it is not so important – what and how. Modern Hollywood (and it is accepted for some reason to look up to it) produces an enormous number of film adaptations, with the literary original of which, believe me, few people would want to get acquainted. Continue reading

NO, WE DON’T NEED A SALINGER LIKE THAT!

It’s easy to write bad things about a good movie, even easier to write bad things. But how to write about a bad movie that is dedicated… Salinger… about the documentary film that tells us about Him, about the very person who has long been elevated by the world to a literary pedestal, who gave rise to a thousand legends and rumors, and about whom we would always like to know a little more. Continue reading

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