On Chesil Beach (2017)

From the lows of The Good Son and The Innocent to the highs of The Cement Garden and Atonement, it would be fair to say that author Ian McEwan has experienced mixed fortunes when it comes to film adaptations of his literary works. Widely regarded as one of the best British writers this side of…

The Book Thief (2013)

I hate to heap unfair expectation on a film in the lead up to eventually seeing it, but in the case of The Book Thief I was never going to be able to restrain myself. The 2006 novel, written by Australian author┬áMarkus Zusak, is without a doubt one of the best, most memorable and most…