Monthly Archives: October 2012

Forrest Gump

‘Life’s like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get’ Famous movie quotes was trending on Twitter yesterday, and not surprisingly, this was one of the most popular quotes. To be quite blunt, if you don’t know the film that immortalised this quote, people do look at you a bit strangely. For […]

War Horse

For anyone that knows me, it was inevitable that at some point I would write a review of War Horse. Horses are some of, or maybe even the most, sensitive creatures I have ever met. And for that, I  could not love them more (except when they’re throwing me off into fences and breaking my […]

I Capture The Castle

A few months ago, I didn’t even know who Dodie Smith was, and only in passing had heard of I Capture The Castle, but only the film, which appeared to have chick flick written all over it. Now knowing who Smith is (most famous for writing 101 Dalmatians, though should be known for much more), […]

Die Welle / The Wave

Now I’m breaking the rules slightly this week as this is not strictly a book to film adaptation. It’s a book and film that are both based on a real event; the ‘Third Wave’ experiment, which took place at Cubberley High School in California in 1969. The teacher created a system in which some students […]