‘His Dark Materials’ “Perfect for TV Adaptation”, Says Star Ruth Wilson

‘His Dark Materials’ “Perfect for TV Adaptation”, Says Star Ruth Wilson

His Dark Materials is coming to HBO this fall. The show is a joint effort between HBO and the BBC, and stars Ruth Wilson, Dafne Keen, James McAvoy, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. In an interview with The Guardian, Ruth Wilson spoke highly of the show, noting: His Dark Materials is perfect for television.   She went on to say that with Game of Thrones, HBO has proven that television is no longer film’s poorer sister. In fact, she noted books are inherently better for the small screen, saying you can really take your time with a book’s content as opposed to rushing …

Check Out The Debut Trailer For ‘The Goldfinch’ Adaptation

Check Out The Debut Trailer For ‘The Goldfinch’ Adaptation

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Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Goldfinch is a story about loss. The main character, Theodore “Theo” Decker loses his mother when a bomb explodes while the pair are visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art; one of the reasons they were there was to see one of her favorite paintings, The Goldfinch.  Theo is able to escape the rubble, with the pricelessDutch painting in hand. It becomes the single most important object in Tartt’s narrative. Her whirlwind coming-of-age tale navigates themes like fate, survival, confusion and what it means to let go.     In 2013 Tartt’s novel took the …

All the Ways ‘Game of Thrones’ New Intro Hints at What’s to Come

All the Ways ‘Game of Thrones’ New Intro Hints at What’s to Come

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The opening credits of Game of Thrones serve as a guide to the physical landscape of the series, changing with each episode to show not only the actors involved but also the places in which they’ll be. With this in mind, it’s no surprise that the intro to Season 8’s premiere is different from previous intros— but this intro is definitely most drastic update yet, and hints at many things to come. So let’s talk about it.   Image Via IGN The most surface-level change to the intro is the animation is no longer colored with the bright golds and reds …