Movie Review: Game Night

The premise of Game Night is relatively simple: a group of die-hard gamers (who indulge mostly in board games) enter a real-life 'game' of their own where the stakes are life or death. And hey, it's a comedy! Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams star as Max and Annie, and they are introduced to us in … Continue reading Movie Review: Game Night

Book-to-movie adaptations; what do authors think about it? An @EmiratesLitFest panel.

An author, whom I must admit I hadn't heard of before this year's LitFest*, said something I whole-heartedly agreed with: "It’s almost blasphemous to say this in a panel of writers, but a bad adaptation is when the movie is literal." - Tom Rob Smith *I shall add, Tom Rob Smith, that I've since purchased … Continue reading Book-to-movie adaptations; what do authors think about it? An @EmiratesLitFest panel.

Movie Review – Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows

Many who have grown up reading Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes may not recognize the character in the movie version. Holmes in the movie is snappier, more prone to action, and so much more debonair. When the first installment in the series came out in 2009, it enthralled. The second one is interesting, but in … Continue reading Movie Review – Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows

Review – Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows (Part 2) | The Graduate Times

Review – Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows (Part 2) Devina Divecha reviews the highly anticipated final installment in the Harry Potter series – CAUTION – SOME SPOILERS It’s the last bow for The Boy Who Lived. Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), along with his friends Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint) and Hermione Granger (Emma Watson), work … Continue reading Review – Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows (Part 2) | The Graduate Times