If you loved The Bronze Horseman trilogy by Paullina Simons than you might have done one of the following after completing it. 1. Read the trilogy several more times. 2. Read only the parts you loved several times. 3. Looked for books similar to The Bronze Horseman. Or 4. Did all of the above. Hahaha! Regardless, the fact is, you are hooked on historical fiction. In this article we will discuss what is historical fiction. What makes The Bronze Horseman so addictive? Plus discuss a couple of author’s similar to Paullina Simons. Continue reading
LIH is very supportive of getting women actors and directors quality roles and scripts. We are tired of seeing the same stereotypical, sexist roles over and over. We want audiences to help empower women in the mass media by supporting films that feature strong leading and supporting actresses. First let’s define empower. Continue reading
by Littlebells and Openbook
Author Paullina Simons has recently announced that her novel The Bronze Horseman has found a production company and director who are enthusiastic about making her story come to life on the big screen. For those of you who are just joining us, TBH was the first book we reviewed at our sister site, Page to Silver Screen. An exceptional hit among our readers, having this beautiful story made into a film is a homerun! Or is it? Continue reading
Final article in our 5 week series on the War Film Genre
By Comic Relief
Readers of the Paulina Simon’s novel, The Bronze Horseman might likely wonder whether the war and romance themes of her book permeate other sequential art genres. But first you might catalogue what those sequential art examples would be? Recently Hollywood has recognized comic books as one very influential form of sequential art. To explore this form, first we’ll discuss why comics might be discussed in an entertainment blog focusing on feature films and adult forms of comic book content. Second we’ll mention some of the greater war and romance books that have graced the genre. Then third we will review some of the greater contemporary examples on war and romance stories in comics and the silver screen.
Second article in our 5 week series on the War Film Genre
Many films made during the 2nd World War were made for propaganda means. They were effective in stirring up patriotic feelings and a mind-set of a group effort rather than individual wants and needs. Country morale played a big part in the war effort as confidence in their leaders and forces lead to more production of supplies needed for the war effort. These films were not just made by Allied countries but also Axis countries and the Soviet Union. In fact, there was a film made by the Soviet Union in 1941 that sort of mirrors Tatiana’s story in The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons we will discuss that later.