The Beauty of Words in Film – Braveheart

Braveheart was a successful film in terms of winning five academy awards and making a significant amount of money at the box office. But not many people know that the story was based on a poem called “The Wallace” (translated title) which you can read about here. The film has come under heavy criticism in […]

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The Beauty of Words in Film – Twilight

“These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder…” I know many readers do not like Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight saga books. Even famous authors have damned her work. I have chosen to ignore those opinions because I enjoyed the books when I first read them and I consumed the […]

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The Beauty of Words in Film – The Poetry of Paterson

“If you ever left me I’d tear my heart out and never put it back” -Paterson Since writing and film are two of the most important things in my life, I think it’ll be fun to have a blog series that focuses on the words used in movies. Not just any words mind you, but […]

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