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Last week, Water for Elephants, based on Sara Gruen’s best-selling novel, hit theatres in all its 1930s-era circus/forbidden-love spectacle, to mixed reviews. Did Robert Pattinson escape the Twilight zone and prove himself a respectable leading man as runaway veterinary student … Continue reading

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Seen any good novel-based movies lately? Bookclub-in-a-Box’s Marilyn Herbert has, and as promised, here are her thoughts on the latest Coen brothers release, True Grit. In the 2010 adaptation of True Grit, the Coen brothers return to the original story … Continue reading

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An original screenplay is so rare these days. From the latest Harry Potter film (which we loyally attended at midnight wearing a Gryffindor sweater) to the critically acclaimed The Social Network (which had us rethinking our definition of “friend”), some … Continue reading

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