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Jane Austen Adaptations: Film, TV, Web, and Stage

Realizing that many of my readers are unfamiliar with how the media has seen fit to adapt Jane Austen’s many novels, below you will find a list of the majority of them. We who write Austen adaptations know that our … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at “The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq.” by William Makepeace Thackeray

 I have debated whether this post should be a review of the book The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. by William Makepeace Thackeray or a review of the Stanley Kubrick movie Barry Lyndon or something in between. In truth, I was … Continue reading

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Scandal: Ingrid Bergman’s Fall From Movie Royalty

 Tell me, do you recall the extramarital affair with nearly destroyed Ingrid Bergman’s career? What do you think of how this affair shook out? Does it change how you feel about the actress? Leave your comments below. Bergman had once … Continue reading

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It is June, and Love Is in the Air

Recently, a couple of my lady friends and I shared a laugh filled lunch and tons of gossip. Being good friends they asked of my newest novels. I bemoaned the task of coming up with another way for the couples … Continue reading

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A Birthday Salute to Alan Rickman

Tomorrow, February 21, is Alan Rickman’s birthday. He will be 68 years of age. Bio (via imdb.com) Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett) and Bernard Rickman, who worked at … Continue reading

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“Love” Is in the Air

Love is in the Air With Valentine’s Day coming up this weekend, I thought we might take a look at “love” as it is portrayed in the movies. Below (in no particular order) are some of my favorite scenes from … Continue reading

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Movie Discussion ~ 1995’s Pride and Prejudice

Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Movie Discussion of Pride and Prejudice 1995 In reading Jane Austen, one can easily imagine the Austen children acting out a play created by the boisterous Jane. Her novels have all the elements of drama: … Continue reading

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