Litstack Rec: The 400 Blows & The Last Wish (The Witcher)

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The 400 Blows, by Francois Truffaut This year marks the 60th anniversary of the release of Francois Truffaut’s The 400 Blows, a film that changed cinema—and on its debut, brought immediate recognition to the then-unknown director. In May, 1959, The 400 Blows won the Grand Prize for Direction at the Cannes Film Festival, when only [….]

LitStaff Pick: Film Adaptations We Love and Those We Hate

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JK Rowling once said that fans of her Harry Potter series shouldn’t look to the films for canon details. They were (and I’m paraphrasing here) “different interpretations of the books.” Sure, we should take that into consideration when setting out to watch a film based on our favorite books, but what should be considered of [….]