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Special Anniversary Lookback: The Best of the Obscure

I admit it. I write about many famous stories on this blog. But one of my favorite things about it is drawing attention to works of art or entertainment about which many people haven’t heard. It gives me joy to … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice (2005): Style Over Substance?

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the Jane Austen fandom is one of the hardest groups to please as fans of the 2005 movie adaptation of Pride and Prejudice will attest in exasperation. Critics enthusiastically praised the film’s beautiful … Continue reading

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The Real Problem with Emma (2020)

Back in 2022, I did a blog post about the three movie adaptations of Emma by Jane Austen. I had a middling reaction to the one from 2020. I admired what a good job Eleanor Catton’s screenplay did of compressing … Continue reading

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The Adaptation Station’s Two-Year Anniversary Top Ten List (in Alphabetical Order)

Technically, it’s no longer this blog’s two-year anniversary, but I still felt like doing this list of the top ten movies/shows/plays about which I’ve blogged. Here are some disclaimers. If you’ve been following my blog and remember the other “list” … Continue reading

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The First Ever Adaptees Award Ceremony

Today is the two-year anniversary of The Adaptation Station.com! I wanted to do something special to commemorate it. My first idea was a post about my top ten adaptations about which I’ve blogged. My second was a post that was … Continue reading

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Another List of Great Screenplays

If you’ve been following this blog, you may remember I recently did a post about the scripts for the 2018 BBC miniseries of Les Misérables, which are available to read online. Sometime before then, I did a post about which … Continue reading

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Top 5 Screenplays Covered by the Adaptation Station and some Honorable Mentions

I’d like to celebrate the first anniversary of my blog by writing about something that interests me, scriptwriting. I’d better make some things clear about the following list. These are the top 5 scripts from movies about which I’ve blogged, … Continue reading

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Love and Friendship-or Not

When I first heard a Jane Austen movie called Love and Friendship was being made, I was thrilled. Love and Friendship is the title of a short novel Austen wrote as a teenager,[1]Actually, she titled it Love and Freindship, but … Continue reading

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Emma Movies That Aren’t Clueless

As I’ve mentioned on this blog before, not one but two movie adaptations of Jane Austen’s Emma came out in 1996. This makes them rather a pain to talk about since while both follow the book’s plot fairly closely, they … Continue reading

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Why Clueless Is Clueless About Jane Austen’s Emma

A while back I watched a YouTube video called Is It OK to Like Pride and Prejudice 2005? in which the YouTuber earnestly lamented the snobbery of some Jane Austen fans who disparage other fans for liking certain adaptations. It … Continue reading

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