Weekly Roundup: July 26 – August 1 Zany Comedies and Dropping off Library Books

The book drop pile at my local library. Welcome to the weekly roundup on Ink in the Archives! Every week I will share what I've been up to and interested in and ask you to fill me in on your week too. Eventful Events and Happening Happenings After several months of saying that there was … Continue reading Weekly Roundup: July 26 – August 1 Zany Comedies and Dropping off Library Books

Books that Would Make Awful Films

  The other day, I read this article on LitHub about books that would make terrible films. It's an interesting concept, especially when you think about how many books are made into movies and how many stories seem perfect for this kind of adaptation. I've only read one book on the author's list,¬†One Hundred Years … Continue reading Books that Would Make Awful Films

Remake Review: The Philadelphia Story and High Society

"The time to make up your mind about people is never." There may be no type of adaptation more tricky to pull off than a remake. Unlike a more subtle retelling, a remake matches its subject--sometimes line for line and scene for scene. In many ways, remakes have more riding on them than an original … Continue reading Remake Review: The Philadelphia Story and High Society

Fairy Tale Adaptations Perfect for Halloween Viewing

As a companion to the post I did yesterday, I thought I'd share some Halloween appropriate movies for the less horror-inclined. There are many to choose from, but to narrow it down, I choose only fairy-tale adaptations. However, I have lots of suggestions, so I'll have to do another one (maybe a musical post?) next … Continue reading Fairy Tale Adaptations Perfect for Halloween Viewing