Another year, another New Year’s resolution to read all the books I’ve been putting off reading for the last five years or so. It’s always the same story: “This year I’m going to do it! I’m going to do more yoga and learn French and finally read War and Peace!” Well, after almost two months […]
The 90s weren’t all grunge rock, Snackwells, and Doc Martens. They were also a golden era for classic-lit inspired movies, each of them given a totally 90s modernizing treatment: Jane Austen met California rich girls, and Shakespeare mashed up with high school cliques. Here are four of our favorite 90s movies with an awesome literary pedigree.
Baz Lurhmann’s cinematic interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s literary classic The Great Gatsby hits theaters this Friday, May 10, and if you’re like me, that statement just made you happy-tinkle like an over-excitable Cocker Spaniel. What better director to portray the hypnotic and numbing excesses of the Roaring Twenties and the tragedy of stunted love […]