75 Years of Film: 1948–Oliver Twist

This is a continuing series exploring history and film by watching one movie from each release year from 1941-2016. For a full list of movies/years examined so far, click here.  And now we're on to 1948, where I don't have a proper intro...let's just do this. STORY Adapted from the Charles Dickens novel, this film … Continue reading 75 Years of Film: 1948–Oliver Twist

5 Times the Movie Was Better Than the Book

Before you throw your pitchforks and hand grenades, I'm just as shocked by the title as you are. Books are almost always better than the movie because...well, Hollywood. But every now and then, a movie comes along that actually makes up for the faults of a book, and here we have five shining examples of … Continue reading 5 Times the Movie Was Better Than the Book