Tag: Book Adaptation

THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 8 (ANALYSIS)THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 8 (ANALYSIS)

The Man Who Fell To Earth Episode 8 Analysis

The Man Who Fell to Earth Episode 8 is the eighth instalment of an American science fiction television series created by Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman. The series is based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis and previously made into a film in 1976 starring David Bowie. This television series is actually a continuation of the events depicted in the film, a sequel of sorts.

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THE OLD MAN EPISODES 1 – 2 (ANALYSIS)THE OLD MAN EPISODES 1 – 2 (ANALYSIS)

The Old Man Episodes 1 - 2 Analysis

The Old Man Episodes 1 – 2 are the first two instalments of an American action thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The premise involves a former CIA operative who has been living off the grid for over 30 years. When an assassin arrives and tries to take him out, the operative (“old man”) must go on the run. The series debuted on FX in mid-June (USA/Canada) and will be streaming on Disney+ (worldwide) from mid-August.

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THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)

The Man Who Fell to Earth Episode 6 Analysis

The Man Who Fell to Earth Episode 6 is the sixth instalment of an American science fiction television series created by Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman. The series is based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis and previously made into a film in 1976 starring David Bowie. This television series is actually a continuation of the events depicted in the film, a sequel of sorts.

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UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 7 (ANALYSIS)UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 7 (ANALYSIS)

Under the Banner of Heaven Episode 7 is the final part of an 2022 American true crime drama television miniseries based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer. The premise involves a police detective who’s faith is shaken when investigating the murder of a Mormon mother and her baby daughter that seems to involve The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

The Man Who Fell to Earth Episode 5 is the fifth instalment of an American science fiction television series created by Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman. The series is based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis and previously made into a film in 1976 starring David Bowie. This television series is actually a continuation of the events depicted in the film, a sequel of sorts.

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SHINING GIRLS EPISODE 7 (ANALYSIS)SHINING GIRLS EPISODE 7 (ANALYSIS)

Shining Girls Episode 7 is the seventh (and penultimate) instalment of an American thriller streaming television series based on the 2013 novel The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes. Though ostensibly about a serial killer, there are supernatural horror elements in this series that recalls the Stephen King HBO adaptation The Outsider from 2018.

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WE OWN THIS CITY PART 5 (ANALYSIS)WE OWN THIS CITY PART 5 (ANALYSIS)

We Own This City Part 5 analysis

We Own This City Part 5 is the fifth instalment of an American true crime drama miniseries based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton. The miniseries was developed and written by George Pelecanos and David Simon, who had previously collaborated on The Wire and Deuce. The premise involves the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF) and the corruption surrounding it.

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UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

Under the Banner of Heaven Episode 5 Analysis

Under the Banner of Heaven Episode 5 is the fifth part of an 2022 American true crime drama television miniseries based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer. The premise involves a police detective who’s faith is shaken when investigating the murder of a Mormon mother and her baby daughter that seems to involve The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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WE OWN THIS CITY PART 4 (ANALYSIS)WE OWN THIS CITY PART 4 (ANALYSIS)

We Own This City Part 4 is the fourth instalment of an American true crime drama miniseries based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton. The miniseries was developed and written by George Pelecanos and David Simon, who had previously collaborated on The Wire and Deuce. The premise involves the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF) and the corruption surrounding it.

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SHINING GIRLS EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)SHINING GIRLS EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

Shining Girls Episode 5 Analysis

Shining Girls Episode 5 is the fifth instalment of an American thriller streaming television series based on the 2013 novel The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes. Though ostensibly about a serial killer, there are supernatural horror (and possibly scifi) elements in this series that recalls the Stephen King HBO adaptation The Outsider from 2018.

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THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 1 (ANALYSIS)THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 1 (ANALYSIS)

The Man Who Fell To Earth Episode 1 Analysis

The Man Who Fell to Earth Episode 1 is the first instalment of an American science fiction television series created by Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman. The series is based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis and previously made into a film in 1976 starring David Bowie. This television series is actually a continuation of the events depicted in the film, a sequel of sorts.

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SLOW HORSES EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)SLOW HORSES EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

Slow Horses Episode 5 Analysis

Slow Horses Episode 5 is the fifth instalment of a spy thriller television series based on the novel of the same name by Mick Herron. The 6-episode season is streaming on Apple TV+. The series follows a team of British intelligence agents who serve in a dumping ground department of MI5 due to their career-ending mistakes. 

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TOKYO VICE EPISODES 1 – 3 (ANALYSIS)TOKYO VICE EPISODES 1 – 3 (ANALYSIS)

Tokyo Vice Episodes 1 -3 are the first three instalments of a crime drama created by J.T. Rogers based on the 2009 book of the same name by Jake Adelstein. The series is set in 1999, as American student Jake Adelstein becomes the first foreign-born journalist in Japan and starts at the very bottom at the Meicho Shimbun newspaper covering the Tokyo police beat.

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DEATH ON THE NILE (ANALYSIS)DEATH ON THE NILE (ANALYSIS)

Death on the Nile Analysis

Death on the Nile is a 2022 mystery film directed by Kenneth Branagh from a screenplay by Michael Green, based on the 1937 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie. The novel had been previously adapted as a film in 1978 and is a sequel to 2017’s Murder on the Orient Express, also starring Branagh as the Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot.

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DRIVE MY CAR (MOVIE REVIEW)DRIVE MY CAR (MOVIE REVIEW)

Drive My Car Movie Review

Drive My Car is a 2021 Japanese drama film co-written and directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi. It is primarily based on Haruki Murakami’s short story of the same name from his 2014 short story collection Men Without Women while taking inspiration from other stories in it. Besides Drive My Car, Hamaguchi directed the anthology Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy, also released in 2021.

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THE EXPANSE S06E06 (REVIEW)THE EXPANSE S06E06 (REVIEW)

The Expanse S06E06 Review

The Expanse S06E06 is the finale of the sixth (and final) season of an American science fiction television series developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on the series of novels of the same name by James S. A. Corey. Unlike previous seasons, there are only six episodes in this final season, which is a concern for all diehard fans of this beloved series.

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THE EXPANSE S06E05 (REVIEW)THE EXPANSE S06E05 (REVIEW)

The Expanse S06E05 Review

The Expanse S06E05 is the penultimate episode of the sixth (and final) season of an American science fiction television series developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on the series of novels of the same name by James S. A. Corey. Unlike previous seasons, there are only six episodes in this final season, which is a concern for all diehard fans of this beloved series.

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THE EXPANSE S06E04 (REVIEW)THE EXPANSE S06E04 (REVIEW)

The Expanse S06E04 Review

The Expanse S06E04 is the fourth episode of the sixth (and final) season of an American science fiction television series developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on the series of novels of the same name by James S. A. Corey. Unlike previous seasons, there are only six episodes in this final season, which is a concern for all diehard fans of this beloved series.

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THE WITCHER SEASON 2 (REVIEW)THE WITCHER SEASON 2 (REVIEW)

The Witcher Season 2 Review

The Witcher Season 2 is the second season of a fantasy drama streaming television series created by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski. The first season – despite its narrative flaws – ranked as one of the most popular on Netflix when it was released in 2019.

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THE WHEEL OF TIME S01E08 (REVIEW)THE WHEEL OF TIME S01E08 (REVIEW)

The Wheel of Time S01E08 Review

The Wheel of Time S01E08 is the finale of the first season of an American epic fantasy television drama series streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The series is based on Robert Jordan’s novel series of the same name and is produced by Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios. The series has already been renewed for a second season!

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THE EXPANSE S06E03 (REVIEW)THE EXPANSE S06E03 (REVIEW)

The Expanse S06E03 Review

The Expanse S06E03 is the third episode of the sixth (and final) season of an American science fiction television series developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on the series of novels of the same name by James S. A. Corey. Unlike previous seasons, there are only six episodes in this final season, which is a concern for all diehard fans of this beloved series.

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