The History of Adaptations – The Early Years

The History of Adaptations Thirties Forties It’s time to step back a bit with the history of adaptations.  To prepare for what’s coming up during the Fifties, I need to cover the early years of the film industry.  I’m still using the compiled list at Filmsite.org as a base.  By …

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Lost in Translation 129 – Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Continuing from last week’s discussion on adaptations surpassing their originals. it’s time to look at a specific example, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The original Buffy hit theatres in the summer of 1992.  Kristy Swanson played the titular character, with Donald Sutherland playing her Watcher, Merrick.  The film was marketed as …

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