“The Book Was (not) Better”

When is the last time you said that? This is a rare occurrence in movies, and I find myself casting about for titles, but I promised to deliver, and deliver I shall. My criteria here is simple: I had to like the movie more than the book. Granted, if I thought the book was awful,…

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“The Book Was Better”

How often have we all heard or spoken that line? Be it a classic or a New York Times Bestseller, the movie rarely lives up to our lofty ideals. It's not a new thing, either. Following is a list of movies, which, in my opinion did not live up to their books, starting with-gasp!-Pride and…

Family Shopping List

Suppose that the Bennet household had a communal shopping list tacked up on a wall somewhere. Very un-Jane Austen, I know, but it helps get my point across. Suppose that various family members wrote down what they wanted purchased, allowing us a glimpse into their lives. This is unfortunately a file, because WordPress' selection of fonts is…