Page to Screen: Still Life

You’ve read my review (hopefully) of the inaugural novel in Louise Penny’s Chief Inspector Armand Gamache Three Pines Mysteries – and maybe you’ve read the book. Did you know you can also watch the movie? It’s available on Acorn TV. (Really; this time I checked.) The movie is entertaining. It … Continue ReadingPage to Screen: Still Life

Page to Screen: The Subtle Horror of “Midwinter of the Spirit”

Phil Rickman’s Merrily Watkins series is one of my favorites. The second book about the unassuming Hereford priest and exorcist was made into a series; watch the trailer below and then check out the whole series on Acorn TV or YouTube for a weekend binge that’s perfect for this season … Continue ReadingPage to Screen: The Subtle Horror of “Midwinter of the Spirit”

Watch it Here – The Member of the Wedding

Carson McCullers’ novel The Member of the Wedding has been released twice on film and at least once on stage. The 1953 version starring Julie Harris and Ethel Waters appears to be available to stream on Turner Classic Movies. The 1997 version, starring Anna Paquin and Alfre Woodard, is “not … Continue ReadingWatch it Here – The Member of the Wedding

Jude the Obscure – Where’s the Movie?

In this, the second post of my weekly Tuesday series spotlighting film or television adaptations of books featured on this site, I’m sharing the 1996 movie adaptation of Jude the Obscure. Starring Christopher Eccleston and Kate Winslet as Jude Fawley and his cousin Sue Bridehead, the movie – just called … Continue ReadingJude the Obscure – Where’s the Movie?