Posts Tagged: Amanda Shubert

The Doris Lessing Movie Adaptation No One Talks About

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Amanda Shubert, who recently interviewed Ronee Blakley for the Rumpus, has a thought-provoking piece up about Adore, the film adaptation of Doris Lessing’s novella “The Grandmothers.” It’s a challenging story in either format, dealing as it does with “women who sleep with one another’s teenage sons,” but Shubert argues that the movie is the superior version. […]

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More on Nashville‘s Brilliant Prescience

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If you enjoyed Amanda Shubert’s recent Rumpus interview with singer, songwriter, actress, and Nashville star Ronee Blakley, you should definitely take a look at this essay about the film’s new Criterion Collection release. Written by Shubert’s Critics at Large colleague Kevin Courrier, it delves deep into many of the issues Blakley discussed in her interview, particularly […]

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Wright’s Anna Karenina: Noble Failure?

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Amanda Shubert’s essay “Love in Excess: Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina” takes two of Wright’s film adaptations, Pride and Prejudice (2005) and Atonement (2007), and perceptively compares and contrasts them to Anna Karenina (2012). According to Shubert, Anna Karenina is a “mess” compared to Wright’s two previous film adaptations. Shubert claims:

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