Sofia Coppola's debut film is somewhat of a beautiful mess, an unsatisfying mystery that has stayed with me all these years.
Cloud Atlas may well be the most disappointing movie of the year. I've had the book on my to-read list for several months, and in the lead-up to the release of the movie I had numerous friends tell me this was one of the best books they'd ever read.
Every decade has a handful of coming-of-age stories that define a generation and tap into an emotional nostalgia of youth that becomes hazy as time passes. This decade’s coming of age story focuses on a high school freshman whose awkward, shy demeanor has become defined by the heavy past he’s trying to recover from.
Last night I finished reading I Am Legend. I picked it up mostly because I read about the alternate ending of the Will Smith movie, which some criticized for not following the spirit of the book. I have mixed feelings. (warning: spoilers for both the book and movie follow) In the pro-book corner: Conceptually, I'd… Continue reading Book vs. Movie: I Am Legend