Ahead of a new TV adaptation of Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone, explains how The Girl on the Train's themes of adultery, murder and secret identity are rooted in the Victorian era The two adaptations may not seem closely related. This week the film ... The Guardian, 1 month ago
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Photo: Fox /Steve Wilkie Image 1 of / 22 Caption Close Image 1 of 22 Laverne Cox electrifies the small screen as Frank-N-Furter in the Sweet Transvestite number in TV's version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Fox. ...MySanAntonio, 1 month ago
There is a surprisingly widespread assumption, shared by popular and academic historians alike, that cohabitation (living together in a relationship without being married) was common among the Victorian poor. The journalist Matthew Sweet suggests in ...History Extra, 1 week ago
"I don't want anyone writing in to point out that I spend too much money on books, many of which I will never read. I know that already. I certainly intend to read all of them, more or less, says the novelist Nick Hornby. It's an unusual start to a ...Commonweal, 1 week ago
Alfred Hitchcock: A Brief Life By Peter Ackroyd Doubleday (276 pages, $26.95) There are days when an 800-page biography of some fascinating person is just what we want to dive into. And then, there are days when we feel less ambitious; when we ...Korea Herald, 2 weeks ago 'Alfred Hitchcock: A Brief Life': Short but masterful take on the filmmaker's life and works Miami Herald, 3 weeks ago Alfred Hitchcock: A superb fantasist of fear Washington Post, 1 month ago
The cast of The Moonstone BBC Unless you are either retired or an arts student, chances are you missed this week's BBC adaption of The Moonstone, which was shown at the ungodly hour of 2:15 in the afternoon. This was a shame: not being on prime ...Varsity, 3 weeks ago
The cult French crime drama returns for series two, while the musical comedy continues to be bizarre yet oddly moving All4 Mafiosa The second and third series of the cult French crime drama which aired between 2006 and 2014 are the latest ...The Guardian, 3 weeks ago
Read classic books in bite-sized bits delivered every day. Subscribe to any of 350+ free classic books and get a new installment of the book each day. Each day's issue is designed to be easily read in 20 minutes or less. "You can fit in these ...ZDNet, 1 month ago
Origin Pictures head of film and television Ed Rubin has joined Ridley Scott's U.K. production outfit Scott Free London as managing director as the company looks to expand further. Rubin will join in January to grow the company's activities across ...Variety, 1 month ago
Can't decide which shows to watch or listen to next week? BBC History Magazine 's TV editor, Jonathan Wright, lists 10 programmes you won't want to miss... Friday 28th October 2016 Submitted by: Emma Mason BBC History Magazine - 5 issues ...History Extra, 1 month ago
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