Sep 17, 2021
Book Vs. Movie: In a Lonely Place
The 1947 Novel Vs the 1950 Humphrey Bogart
The Margos go back to Bogie and film noir with In a Lonely Place which was written by Dorothy B. Hughes in 1947 which tells the story of a homicidal maniac on the loose in post-War II Los Angeles. Dix Steele was an airman who prowls around LA...
Sep 10, 2021
Book Vs. Movie: AI: Artificial Intelligence
Brian Aldiss’s Supertoys Last All Summer Long Vs. the 2001 Steven Spielberg Film
Sep 2, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “A Face in the Crowd”
The Budd Schulberg Short Story Vs the Elia Kazan Classic Film
Every once in a while we come across a story that was created decades ago and has themes that transcend time. This is the case with 1957’s A Face in the Crowd which talks about class distinctions in America, the...
Aug 27, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “Dangerous Liaisons”
The 1782 Novel Vs the 1985 Play & the 1988 Movie
The Margos get a little sexy and wicked with this 1782 “libertine novel” from Pierre Chodlerlos de Laclos, a French writer and Army General who ten years before the French Revolution published four volumes of “Les Liaisons...
Aug 19, 2021
Book Vs Movie: “Heartburn”
The “Nora Ephron is a Queen” Episode
Norah Ephron was one of the most celebrated writers of the 20th Century from her work as an essayist for Esquire to her best-selling novels and screenplays for classic films. She has been honored with Academy Awards, Writer’s Guild Awards, and...