Downloadable Content

Here resides a smorgasbord of stuff meant for library shelves – from essays on the art of screenwriting adaptations to academic articles on the works of auteur directors, download and share anything you find thought-provoking or interesting!

A critic called it a ‘lengthy and ambitious comparative survey’ of adaptation theories and their effect on body horror conventions in three classic horror films.
Originally published in Claire Fitzgerald’s The Body Horror Book, my academic essay is updated here for your reading pleasure. 

‘It Wants To Become Like Us!’ Body Horror & Adaptation


Wes Anderson’s films offer viewers a unique perspective of families and how they function. In these twin essays, I discuss two sides of the same thematic coin – how Anderson’s characters yearn for belonging within a family in some of his films, while in others they strive for independence from their stifling family dynamic.

Surrogate Families in Wes Anderson’s Films

Destroying Family in Wes Anderson’s Films