Poe vs. film: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

*This post contains spoilers for both Poe’s story and the 1932 film adaptation. Edgar Allan Poe is one of my absolute favorite writers, and The Murders in the Rue Morgue is one of his best-known stories. Originally published in the April 1841 issue of Philadelphia periodical Graham’s Magazine (of which Poe served as editor for a time), this short piece is often regarded as the … Continue reading Poe vs. film: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

GUEST POST – My mom shares her thoughts on ‘The Help’ (Book vs. film)

NOTE: As the first of a few guest posts for TMP’s adaptation month, I’ve asked my mom to share her thoughts on The Help, which we saw in theaters together last year. She recently read the book for the first time. Here are her thoughts on Kathryn Stockett’s novel and its 2011 adaptation. I just finished reading ‘The Help’ by Kathryn Stockett. I’ve viewed the … Continue reading GUEST POST – My mom shares her thoughts on ‘The Help’ (Book vs. film)