To complement our review of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, we now present a review of a film that sought to adapt it as faithfully as possible: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, directed by Kenneth Branagh.
You may have gathered that we’re pretty excited about Hallowe’en in the Information Store! Last year, we featured Dracula by Bram Stoker and the Francis Ford Coppola-directed film Bram Stoker’s Dracula, which went back to the source material instead of using the tropes that had been established by the Universal and Hammer versions of Dracula This Hallowe’en,… Continue reading Book Review: Frankenstein
Norwich’s status as a UNESCO City of Literature is something to be proud of! The Norfolk and Norwich Festival, which takes place in May each year, is the heart of our local literary scene, and in celebration of the city’s status Writers’ Centre Norwich are taking over the Playhouse for two weeks of author talks,… Continue reading Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2015
Bram Stoker’s Dracula – directed by Francis Ford Coppola (BOOK ZONE 823.91) We’re vampire mad here at the Information Store this Hallowe’en. With the recent release of Dracula Untold in cinemas and our review of Dracula, the novel that started it all, we can’t get enough of the Count! Bram Stoker’s Dracula is one of the… Continue reading DVD Review: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)
This Hallowe’en, if you’re tired of Twilight and allergic to angst, go back a century or so and read Bram Stoker’s gothic horror novel Dracula.