The Last Station is essentially concerned with the sunset chapter of Leo Tolstoy’s life (with far less drinking than witnessed in “Last Call” – a film about Fitzgerald’s final years). Decades after writing his masterworks, Tolstoy struggles with the prospect of leaving the copyright of…

Can a film transcend the novel it was based upon? During a (by no means definitive) discussion of most-loved and patently despised novel to film adaptations, the panel braves some harsh words, endures scathing criticism and experiences several…