Author Archives: mohawkgrl

About mohawkgrl

I specifically write about books that have been made into movies, but I may also blog about something else entirely. Stay tuned.

Tracks by Robyn Davidson

When I was a kid, my dad subscribed our family to the National Geographic magazine like so many other families during the 60s and 70s. You could find stacks upon stacks of the Nat. Geo. magazines in most of my … Continue reading

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12 Years a Slave

I grew up during the tumultuous sixties and seventies on the East coast of the U.S. During my formative years, I learned, along with most schoolchildren of that era, the history of the U.S. which barely touched upon the reality … Continue reading

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Cormac McCarthy’s The Road

   Recently I watched The Road again, starring Viggo Mortensen and based on Cormac McCarthy’s novel. I’d first seen it back in 2009 when it was first released in theaters. This was the first time I’d seen it since then … Continue reading

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Cloud Atlas

As so often happens when I read a very good novel, I hesitate in stating that it is a masterful story or a work of genius. Generally it is simply a very good read and sometimes the story stays with … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games trilogy

  The feature film is playing in theaters across North America now so I can write about the fact that Hollywood has acquired the rights to yet another teen movie franchise that will no doubt garner many awards and accolades … Continue reading

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Emotional Arithmetic

I have no excuse for not writing for so long only that I’ve allowed for my hectic life to interfere with blogging. Although I don’t write as often as I should, I still read and watch films, a great deal. … Continue reading

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The Elegance of the Hedgehog

I read this lovely novel recently called The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery (Alison Anderson translator) and was pleasantly surprised to learn that it has also been made into a film. However being as that the book was … Continue reading

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PS I Love You

I watched a film last night called, PS I Love You with Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler, (who I first discovered in a small Scottish gem of a movie, Dear, Frankie (2004))based on Cecelia Ahern’s novel of the same title. … Continue reading

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The Last Station

  A month or so ago, I watched a DVD called, The Last Station (2009) which is essentially about the last year of Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy’s life. The film was based on a book by Jay Parini entitled, The … Continue reading

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Gone, Baby, Gone

It’s been 6 months since I’ve posted! Wow, time flies when you’ve got several plates spinning in the air at once, I suppose. My bad. My apologies for not keeping my resolve to write more often however my excuse has … Continue reading

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