Lost in Translation – The History of Adaptations – 1970-79

The History of Adaptations Twenties Thirties Forties Fifties Sixties Welcome to the history of adaptations.  I’ve been looking at the top movies of each decade, analyzing them to see which ones were original and which ones were adaptations, and of the adaptations, what the source material was.  I’m using the …

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180 Shades Of Profit: An Analysis Of An Amazon Erotica Author

I was going to write about networking, but I caught an article on Kindle micro-erotica fiction and wanted to analyze it. Over at Cracked Magazine (unofficial motto “The most unexpectedly informative site on the internet.”), author Robert Evans interviewed author Peter Hayward. You probably don’t know Peter as he writes under …

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Lost in Translation 133 – Superheroes, the New Western

As the decades progress with the History of Adaptations, the type of movie that is popular is changing.  Biblical epics gave way to musicals, then biblical remakes, then modern thrillers.  Not seen in the most popular list are Westerns*, despite them being a quarter of Hollywood’s output , from feature …

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Lost in Translation – The History of Adaptations – 1960-69

The History of Adaptations Twenties Thirties Forties Fifties Welcome to the history of adaptations.  I’ve been looking at the top movies of each decade, analyzing them to see which ones were original and which ones were adaptations, and of the adaptations, what the source material was.  I’m using the compiled …

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