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Cinema: Into the Woods

27/06/2018 by Victoria Heward
Into the woods was originally a Broadway musical inspired by various fairy tales, including Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and Rapunzel. It had all...

Cinema: The Dead (1987)

08/06/2018 by Victoria Heward
The Dead is the last story in James Joyce’s Dubliners and was made into a film in 1987 by Irish director John Huston. It was the last film he made before...

TV: Black Sails (2014-2017)

27/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
Black Sails is an American TV series created by Starz, set in 1715, the Golden Age of Pirates. Many of the characters in the series are taken from Robert...

Cinema: Macbeth (2015)

09/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
There have been so many cinema versions of his works that sometimes it’s difficult to remember that Shakespeare didn’t actually write films, he wrote...

Cinema: The Wizard of Oz (1939)

08/03/2018 by Victoria Heward
In 1939, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer released the most ambitious and most expensive film they had made up to then, The Wizard of Oz. This adaption of the L. Frank...

TV: David Copperfield (2000)

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
Many of Dickens’ stories were originally published in magazines with a new chapter every week. He specialised in creating suspense so that people wanted...