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We compare the Book to the Screen and Everything Inbetween

We compare the Book to the Screen and Everything Inbetween
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We compare the Book to the Screen and Everything Inbetween

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Season 2: Episode 44 - Lifeboat

4/21/2019
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Lifeboat (1944) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock with script by Jo Swerling (It’s A Wonderful Life) based on a story idea by John Steinbeck. It is the first limited setting films by Alfred Hitchcock which he would continue with Rope, Dial M for Murder and Rear Window. It was highly controversial when released due to what many interpreted as a sympathetic German U-boat captain. The film is known to have no musical soundtrack except for the beginning and end credits. It is also known for its...

Duration:01:18:37

Season 2: Episode 54 - Frozen (2010)/Inside (2007)

4/14/2019
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Inside (2014) Part of the French Extreme horror cycle, this home invasion film about a pregnant stuck in her house whilst a woman wants her baby for her own is a movie that will not leave your subconscious long after the final credits roll. Starring Alysson Paradis and Beatrice Dalle and directed by Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo. ​ The film is ranked as one of the top 20 horror films of the this decade and nothing will shake it off. This film is brutal, psychological and it did...

Duration:01:34:47

Season 2: Episode 53 - Room

4/6/2019
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Room (2015) ​ Directed by Lenny Abrahamson and written by Emma Donoghue based on her best selling book. When the book was published, Emma Donoghue wrote the screenplay and had it ready. She received numerous offers and rejected them due to creative differences. Lenny Abrahamson wrote a ten page fan letter to Donoghue which opened a successful negotiation. Brie Larson won the lead role over such actors which include Emma Watson, Rooney Mara, Shailene Woodley and Mia Wasikowska. Larson...

Duration:02:26:28

Season 2: Episode 52 - Shudder March 2019

3/31/2019
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Keith Chawgo and Vickie Rae discuss Shudder and their picks of what to see each month on this incredible fantastic online services that gives it's audience the best of dark fiction, horror and thriller genres. The site has so much to offer and we each pick three of our best viewing for the month.

Duration:00:41:43

Season 2: Episode 51 - Leaving Neverland

3/23/2019
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Leaving Neverland (2019) The 2019 four hour documentary film produced and directed by Dan Reed, focuses on two men, Wade Robson and James Safechuck who allege they were sexually abused by Michael Jackson. Riding on the coat tails of continuing the controversy surrounded with pop culture, the film takes an in depth and often hard look at the alleged sexual abuse. Told in a chronological order, the film would spark social media rows of whether the allegations are true or a matter of...

Duration:01:57:31

Season 2: Episode 50 - Rope

3/17/2019
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Rope (1948) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, screenplay by Arthur Laurents which is based on the true crime story of Loeb and Leobald who killed 14 year old Bobby Franks in 1924. Before being a film, it was a successful play by Patrick Hamilton. This is the first technicolour film of Hitchcocks and is known for being filmed in real time and edited to look as it is one continuous shot from beginning to end. It is the second film that Hitchcock would film in a limited setting. The film was...

Duration:01:24:08

Season 2: Episode 49 - The Girl Next Door/An American Crime

3/9/2019
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The Girl Next Door (2007) Based on a book by Jack Ketchum with a screenplay by newcomers Daniel Farrands and Phillip Nutman and directed by Gregory M Wilson, is a film that is very hard to watch but notable as it is loosely based on a true story. Ketchum was so haunted about the story of Sylvia Likens whose aunt and neighbourhood children would torture, rape, beat and eventually kill her over the summer. The Girl Next Door is a hard hitting story that does not shy away from the...

Duration:02:31:10

Season 2: Episode 48 - Helter Skelter

3/3/2019
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Helter Skelter (1976) ​ Based on the book written by Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry, they would come together with JP Miller to write the screenplay about the Manson Murders. The crime that shook the country and is known for killing the hippy movement in two nights. Tom Gries would direct this two part television film that would shock and stun American audiences for upping the violence and sex on primetime television. This was also broadcast seven years after the initial crimes which...

Duration:02:32:13

Season 2: Episode 47 - Shudder February 2019

2/22/2019
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Keith Chawgo and Vickie Rae discuss Shudder and their picks of what to see each month on this incredible fantastic online services that gives it's audience the best of dark fiction, horror and thriller genres. The site has so much to offer and we each pick three of our best viewing for the month. ​ Shudder is service that anyone can join for the low cost of $4.99 (US) or £4.99 (UK). It is a truly low cost that will feed its audience everything that is great about this genre. It excels in...

Duration:00:43:34

Season 2: Episode 46 - Marnie

2/17/2019
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Marnie (1964) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, screenplay by Jay Presson Allen which is based on the 1961 novel by Winston Graham. The film would mark the end of collaboration for Alfred Hitchcock which would include Bernard Herrman (Score), Robert Burks (Cinematography) and George Tosasini (editor who died shortly after completion of Marnie). The film was originally going to star Grace Kelly but after the citizens of Morocco objected, she declined. Other actresses where sought after...

Duration:00:59:30

Season 2: Episode 45 - The Stepford Wives - Get Out

2/10/2019
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Stepford Wives (1975) Based on the Ira Levin film with script by William Goldman, Bryan Forbes science fiction horror film has received its well-deserved cult film status. It has even penned the term, Stepford Wife. Bryan Forbes would over saturate the film with light and give it an over cheery appearance. All the filming was done on location with no sets built for the film. The film would suffer from numerous rewrites with a horrific ending rewritten at the last minute and not to...

Duration:03:35:36

Season 2: Episode 44 - Rosemary's Baby

2/2/2019
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Rosemary’s Baby (1968) Roman Polanski written and directed American debut based on the novel by Ira Levin was a box office smash. Polanski would lift dialogue and scenes from the book for his script. William Castle originally took the galley proofs to Robert Evans, head of production at Paramount. He already a few successes under his belt such as The Odd Couple and Barefoot in the Park. It was agreed that William Castle would act as producer and Robert Evans went after Roman Polanski...

Duration:01:55:33

Season 2: Episode 43 - Shudder - January 2019

1/27/2019
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Keith Chawgo and Vickie Rae discuss Shudder and their picks of what to see each month on this incredible fantastic online services that gives it's audience the best of dark fiction, horror and thriller genres. The site has so much to offer and we each pick three of our best viewing for the month of January 2019. ​ Shudder is service that anyone can join for the low cost of $4.99 (US) or £4.99 (UK). It is a truly low cost that will feed its audience everything that is great about this...

Duration:00:52:03

Season 2: Episode 42 - Vertigo

1/19/2019
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Vertigo (1958) This American film noir psychological thriller from directed Alfred Hitchcock is based on the novel D’entre les Morts (From Among The Dead) by Boileau-Narcejac. The film would cast James Stewart and Kim Novak in the lead roles. It is the first film to use the dolly-zoom (camera effect to distort perspective to give a dizzying effect) which is now known as the Vertigo effect. The film used extensive on location shooting in San Francisco and would become a love letter to...

Duration:01:29:48

Season 2: Episode 41 - Unbreakable (2000)/Split (2016)

1/13/2019
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Unbreakable (2000) Written, directed and produced by M Night Shyamalan, the film would be the second collaboration with Bruce Willis after the large success of The Sixth Sense. Setting up the film in a three part story and to present it in this comic book format worked and created parallels to superhero graphic novels. Using slanted camera angles, would give the film its comic book look. The film also would use a colour scheme with Mr Glass in purple and David Dunn’s colour green. This...

Duration:03:02:17

Season 2: Episode 40 - Sybil

1/5/2019
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Sybil (1976) Sybil is the true story of Shirley Ardell Mason, a woman with sixteen different personalities. In order to secure her anonymity. The book and two part film, starts with Sybil blacking out and it slowly unfolds to reveal the separate personalities and is a close representation of the book by Flora Rheta Schreiber. Using extensive therapies which include amobarbital and hypnosis, Cornelia B Wilbur would diagnose her as having disassociated identity disorder. The book was a...

Duration:02:16:01

Season 2: Episode 39 - Shudder December 2018

12/29/2018
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Keith Chawgo and Vickie Rae discuss Shudder and their picks of what to see each month on this incredible fantastic online services that gives it's audience the best of dark fiction, horror and thriller genres. The site has so much to offer and we each pick three of our best viewing for the month. ​ Shudder is service that anyone can join for the low cost of $4.99 (US) or £4.99 (UK). It is a truly low cost that will feed its audience everything that is great about this genre. It excels in...

Duration:00:45:24

Season 2: Episode 38 - A Year in Review

12/21/2018
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Vickie Rae, Jon Wilson and Keith Chawgo look at the highs and lows of 2018 and discuss television, films and music and things across a wide spectrum which includes some of the times we are living in. ​ Come and join our happy trio as we digest the year that was 2018. ​ Opening Credits - Different - by Cass Elliott - From the album The Complete Recordings of 'Mama' Cass Elliott ​ Closing Credits - Put A Little Love In Your Heart - by Dolly Parton - From the album Slow Dancing with the...

Duration:02:06:48

Season 2: Episode 37 - The Lady Vanishes

12/16/2018
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The Lady Vanishes (1938) Written by Sidney Gilliant and Frank Launder and based on the book, The Wheels Spin by Ethel Lina White, Alfred Hitchcock’s last British film before moving to America is a sure fire winner. It is ranked as the 35th greatest British film ever made. The film would deal with the lead up to World War II and dealt with espionage. It would be the first motion picture for the two leads Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave. The film would solidify David O’Selznick’s...

Duration:01:05:09

Season 2 Episode 36 Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979) / Saved! (2004)

12/8/2018
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Monty Python’s The Life of Brian (1979) Written by Monty Python (Graham Young, John Cleece, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Gillam and Terry Jones) and directed by Terry Jones, this would end up being one of the most successful films of 1979. After completing and releasing their film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, they were debating on what their next project would be. As they had a distrust for organised religion. Looking at Jesus as not a comical feature and what Jesus is known for...

Duration:01:39:19