It’s Hallowe’en! Are you as excited as we are? As you might have been able to tell from our month of blog posts, we’re pretty excited. One of the best things about Hallowe’en is the monsters, so here’s our countdown of the ten greatest monsters in classic fiction.
It’s October, which means spooktacular fun here at the Information Store! We’re celebrating our favourite holiday with Hallowe’en posts all the way through October. Today we’re featuring influential YA horror author Darren Shan.
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
Is it too early to talk about Halloween? Your regular bloggers Victoria and Eleanor will be taking a short break in the coming weeks, but we couldn’t let Halloween go by without a proper mention. In this post, we look at some unconventional scares found in classic children’s movies. Do you have horror fatigue? Do… Continue reading DVD reviews: Truly Horrible Halloween
There was much excitement last night as the final of the Great British Bake-Off left bakers everywhere inspired to try their hand at making beautiful and tasty cakes. We have a wide range of books on baking everything from bread to wedding cake, and Hello, Cupcake! by Alan Richardson and Karen Tack (BOOK ZONE 641.8653)… Continue reading Book Review: Hello, Cupcake!
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)