The Fountainhead Movie Review

Content warning: Suicide and toxic relationships will be discussed in this review. Whenever a film adaptation of a novel comes out, there will always be people who will say, “The book is better than the movie.” For a lot of the time, that sentiment is true. However, there are instances in which people will assertContinue reading “The Fountainhead Movie Review”

Where the Crawdads Sing Movie Review

Content warning: this review briefly discusses the Delia Owens controversy and sexual assault. When the novel Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens was published in 2018, it became one of the biggest and best selling books in recent years. Of course, it was only a matter of when it was going to get aContinue reading “Where the Crawdads Sing Movie Review”

For Whom the Bell Tolls Movie Review

Content Warning: this review contains discussions on brown face. Whenever a novel is adapted into film, there are three ways that it can be approached. One is to take elements from the book loosely. Another is to follow the main plot of the novel, but change certain aspects of it like structure and characters. TheContinue reading “For Whom the Bell Tolls Movie Review”

The Hate U Give Movie Review

Warning: this review contains spoilers of the movie. Shortly, after reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, I felt the need to watch the movie because A. the book was so good that I wanted to see how it was adapted, and B. I wanted to see films that didn’t involve solving the raceContinue reading “The Hate U Give Movie Review”

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Movie Review

I have seen plenty of movie versions of well-known novels in my lifetime, and the film A Tree Grows in Brooklyn directed by Elia Kazan is definitely one of the better book-to-screen adaptations. This February marks the 75th Anniversary of the film’s release, and I will take a deep dive into why it is aContinue reading “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Movie Review”