Tri-Weekly Roundup August 30 – September 19

Can you spot the praying mantis? 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 My partner and I celebrated our 3rd wedding anniversary with … Continue reading Tri-Weekly Roundup August 30 – September 19

Nitrate Film: Degradation and Preservation

There's a scene in Cinema Paradiso that I find utterly wrenching. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1GXJBIkb74 The projectionist, Alfredo, has just changed the position of the projector to show a film outside against a building, since the manager has closed the theater for the night. Salvatore watches in the square below. In an instant, the image bubbles and the … Continue reading Nitrate Film: Degradation and Preservation

What I’ve Been Reading This Week

I subscribe to lots of things--probably too many--and as such whenever I go on vacation (or don't feel like reading things), I develop a huge backlog of reading. While I was cleaning this week, I'd take I-can't-stand-it-one-more-minute breaks that I told myself were productive because I was clearing out the back log of feminist newsletters, … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading This Week

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

Page to Screen: Me Before You

Film Adaptation--love it or hate it, it's an undeniable part of our culture. For my part, I love it. Even when it's done poorly (and goodness knows it is), it still has the power to get people talking critically about art and adaptation. Some Pertinent Facts: Film release date: June, 2016 Director: Thea Sharrock (in … Continue reading Page to Screen: Me Before You

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Book-Movie Adaptations I’m Excited About

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature from the Broke and the Bookish. Okay so I'm not very good at keeping up with the kinds of things that are being made into movies. I usually don't know what's playing unless I'm looking at a showtime schedule, and even then my favorite theater right now plays … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Book-Movie Adaptations I’m Excited About