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How to Make Jurassic Park Work Again

By Andrew Robertson 1993’s Jurassic Park, based on the 1989 science fiction horror novel by Michael Crichton generally follows the plot, but makes a number of little changes in adaptation. The book contains a lot of dry science which is fascinating to read, but would probably drag on screen. Some of the major action scenes […]

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An Unexpected Journey: Emily’s Road to #KFF2021

My best friend Avery tells me often that I’m in the “perfect job” because I’ve always had such a passion for movies. Even though she’s told me this numerous times, I’m often surprised. Do I have a passion for film? When I think of the word passion, I think of my dad and his passion […]

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An Ode to Nancy Meyers

March 8, 2021 This pandemic has changed the way I look at movies. I’ve always looked to film for comfort, and this past year was no exception. Movies became an escape from reality, in a way that I’ve never experienced before. I couldn’t see my friends in person, so I would watch a heartwarming movie […]

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Emily’s Top 5 Books to Movies Adaptation List

Below are 5 books that I think would make great movie/TV adaptations. Since this is obviously my best-case-scenario for an adaptation, I’ll just assume that any company that would “hypothetically” pick up any of these novels would adapt them in the best way possible (aka, no crazy cuts or changes unless they are approved by […]

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Kamloops Film Festival

Supporting local theatre, here, there and everywhere!

During the Kamloops Film Festival, I was given the opportunity to interview a gentleman named Ken Eshpeter. If you don’t know the name, you might recognize his face if you’re an avid Film Festival goer, because Ken and his wife Sharon attend the KFF almost every night to see as many films as they can. […]