Film review: Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike

Here’s a bold claim for you – Gone Girl is one of the two best film adaptations of a book I have ever seen. The other is The Godfather. That’s how good I think David Fincher’s film of Gillian Flynn’s hit novel is. Partially, that’s because Flynn herself wrote the screenplay, which remains as taut,…

Book of the month – July 2013

It was tough to choose a book this month, because I read a few really, really great ones.After Tomorrow by Gillian Cross almost took the top spot, but I finished Gone Girl right at the beginning of July, so that pipped After Tomorrow to the post. I loved everything about Gone Girl, from the writing…