Blog Posts tagged: film

A Book on the Beach

August: A Month in Books

Need some inspiration to get you through August? We have compiled a list of some of the best book and film releases for the month ahead.

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July: A Month in Books

Need some new reading material for July? We've got you covered with a great list of new book and film releases.

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Top 5 Hitchcock Films Based on Books

It's no secret that some of the best films were based on great books. In this list we take a look at some of the best Alfred Hitchcock films adapted from literature.

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April: A Month in Books

April showers got you down? We have good news! There are loads of excellent books, films and festivals coming up that'll help you make the most of enforced indoors time.

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March: a Month in Books

It's an exciting month in the world of books! Read on to discover some of the big new book and film releases and festivals happening across Scotland.

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February: A Month in Books

February promises all your heart could desire! From winter word festivals to Harry Potter and Christian Grey, we've got it covered.

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Best Scottish Book-to-Screen Adaptation: Outlander

Best Scottish Book-to-Screen Adaptation: And the Winner Is...

We asked, and you voted - by the thousands! Find out which adaptations came out on top.

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8 Scottish Books That Are (Probably) Unfilmable

Writer, critic and former Artistic Director at the Edinburgh International Film Festival Hannah McGill picks out some Scottish novels that would pose significant challenges to filmmakers looking to adapt them for the silver screen.

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13 Scottish Books That Need to be Adapted for Screen

Writer, critic and former Artistic Director at the Edinburgh International Film Festival Hannah McGill picks out a baker's dozen of books that would be perfect source material for screen adaptations.

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Spark on Screen: The Book-to-Screen Adaptations of Muriel Spark

Some of Muriel Spark's novels have made it to film and television but many have yet to be adapted. Professor Willy Maley takes a look back at her stories and why she merits a place on the big screen.

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