film adaptation

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

How book to film adaptations fail because of pacing

Being disappointed with the film adaptation of a book you love is an integral part of a book lover's character arc.

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

‘Persuasion’, ‘Bridgerton’, ‘Emma.’ What’s missing from these quirky period dramas?

Studios seem to think female characters need to be glossed with a “zany” and “feisty” persona in order to be relevant. 

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

Netflix’s ‘Persuasion’ misunderstands Jane Austen’s novel entirely

The problem with Netflix’s adaptation of Persuasion is that it doesn't know what it wants to be.

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

The Archies: What do we know about Zoya Akhtar's adaptation of the beloved comics?

Acclaimed Indian director Zoya Akhtar has started shooting for her upcoming Netflix live-action musical film, "The Archies". For the project, the streamer has partnered with Archie Comics. Akhtar is known for her cerebral takes in mainstream Hindi cinema. To give the adaptation an Indian spin, she will be taking us back in time as it will be set in the 1960s.