You Should Be Reading: December 2016

(Written for Filmoria)

This month sees the introduction of my new monthly feature for Filmoria, You Should Be Reading, which looks at what book adaptations are being released as films over the following month.

If you love reading just as much as you do watching, then this feature will tell you everything you need to know about the upcoming films that are based on books, giving you ideas on what you should be reading in anticipation for the release of their adaptations.

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TV Review: Follow The Money


BBC Four is the place to be for Scandinavian drama at the minute. Following on from the success of The Bridge, River, and Trapped (which I reviewed last month), this month sees the DVD and Blu-Ray release of the latest Nordic Noir & Beyond TV series, Follow The Money.

After concluding on BBC4 on 16th April, the first series of this Danish crime drama will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray this week.

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TV Review: Trapped

(Published on HeyUGuys)


Arrow Films is pleased to announce the release of the complete first season of the thrilling Icelandic crime drama, Trapped. The series concluded on BBC Four on 12th March, and follows previous Nordic Noir hit drama series, The Bridge.

Originally titled Ófærð, and created by the directed of last year’s theatrical true-story epic, Everest, Baltasar Kormákur, Trapped is Iceland’s most expensive TV series.

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A Valentine’s Day Infographic: Could Bad Grammar = Forever Alone?

With Valentine’s Day coming up, this week I have three infographics to share. This first post comes from Grammarly, who have done some research to find out whether the way people write when they’re looking for love can make a difference.

Grammarly has partnered with the online dating website eHarmony for their research, seeking to determine whether the writing skills displayed in people’s online dating profiles affect their chances of finding romance.

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Guardian Live Events Presents ‘The Russian Woodpecker’ – Including 50% Discount!

Guardian Live Docs brings together some of the most compelling feature-length documentaries from around the world, in a double bill every month with a new Guardian commissioned short documentary.

Set to be screened on 18th November, Guardian Live’s latest documentary is The Russian Woodpecker, which follows a Ukrainian artist who attempts to unmask a possible Chernobyl cover-up and deliver a warning as Putin heads to the brink of a civil war.

Keep reading for more information on how to claim your exclusive discount code below.

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Happy Halloween! Which Literary Monster Are You?

It’s Halloween weekend, and to celebrate the spooky holiday, Grammarly have created a monster of a quiz.

Have you ever been reading one of your favourite horror novels and found yourself wondering, “Who am I more like? Dracula? or Frankenstein?” Well, no… me neither. But by taking this quiz, you can find out which iconic literary monster you would be most like.

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