Marry, Date or Dump: Bastille Day Edition

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Happy Bastille Day! I’ve chosen three characters from French literature for you to marry, date or dump. There is Raoul from The Phantom of the Opera, Marius from Les Miserables, and Edmond Dantes (the count) from The Count of Monte Cristo. I’m excited to see who you choose in the comments!  Continue reading “Marry, Date or Dump: Bastille Day Edition”

Seven Best Picture Films I Didn’t Know Were Based On Books

books-moviesFrom Shakespeare to Tolkien or Jane Austen to J. K. Rowling, adaptations have accounted for huge critical and commercial successes and they certainly haven’t been ignored at the Academy Awards. We all know the past Best Picture Winners like, “Gone With the Wind”, “Hamlet”, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Lord of the Rings” are the film versions of great pieces of literature. But after doing some investigation I found that there have been a lot of Best Picture winning films that I had no idea were based on books.

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