Adaptation #91: The Fault in Our Accuracy

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header091After covering The Fault in Our Stars novel by John Green in a previous episode, the hosts return to talk about the new film adaptation of this teenage life story. They agree that the film was extremely accurate, but still missed a few of their favorite moments and worry that some themes were lost.

What did you think? Let us know in the comments!

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For a other similar discussions, check out our episodes on Maleficent, Once Upon a Time season 3, Divergent, The Book Thief, Starkid’s Twisted, and Catching Fire

Also check out our vlog where we dream cast Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

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Adaptation #90: Stefan Started the Maleficence

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header090In the new film Maleficent, based on the character from Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, we see that the Mistress of All Evil has more of soft side than one might think for someone that casts a curse on an innocent baby. The hosts discuss the astounding visuals, the character’s motivations and the possible themes in the film.

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For a other superhero discussions, check out our episodes on Once Upon a Time Season 3, OUAT in Wonderland, Starkid’s Twisted, Frozen and Snow White.

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Adaptation #89: X-Men and the Day Everyone Died

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header089… but then they didn’t. In the new installment in the X-Men series, Sentinels created by Trask Industries have decimated mankind. In order to prevent this future, Wolverine travels back to the 70s to stop the event that set these events in motion. Our hosts come together to try to figure out the intricacies of this new time-line, what it means for the future and how thankful they are for the fixed mistakes.

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For a other superhero discussions, check out our episodes on The Amazing Spider-Man 2Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Thor: The Dark World, The Wolverine, and Man of Steel

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Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus on the London Stage

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frank3It is hard to know what to expect from a stage production of Frankenstein, especially when all of the films called Frankenstein have been off the mark on their adaptation of the novel by Mary Shelley. The production for the London Stage was written by Nick Dear (The Art of Success), published by Faber and Faber, directed by Danny Boyle (director of the opening ceremony at the 2012 London Olympics; Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), and starred Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary) as the Creature and Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) as Dr. Victor Frankenstein. When this production was put up, on alternating nights Miller and Cumberbatch would switch parts, and although I would have loved to see both, I was only able to see the aforementioned one.

Shelley started writing the story when she was eighteen, and the novel was published when she was twenty. The first…

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