Adaptation #102: There Were Grievers in the Glade, James!

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header102Along with a special guest from Maze Runner Chat, our hosts talk about the film adaptation of James Dashner’s The Maze Runner. The scary Grievers, the emphasis on Gally and the loss and gain of certain themes are just a few of the great discussions to be had, as well as who the hell was responsible for supervising those creatures?

Also, check out our episode on the novel here!

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on The Giver, Divergent, The Hunger Games/Catching Fire, and Ender’s Game.

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Adaptation #101: I’m Gonna Miss You When You’re Gone Girl

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header101After seeing the film adaptation of Gone Girl, our hosts discuss how Gillian Flynn brought her novel to the screen. While many things were stunningly accurate, there were still a few bits that our hosts missed, and other bits that felt even more intense than the book.

Also, be sure to check out our episode on the novel!

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Gracepoint: Why aren’t we just watching Broadchurch?

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There have been many disastrous (Life on Mars, Coupling, etc) and some surprising (Three’s Company, Sanford and Son, etc) US remakes of UK television. The most recent is one without a verdict, called Gracepoint – a US remake of Broadchurch, a BBC show that only aired over a year ago.

American television is not unfamiliar with the suave leading man or stylish lady who turns out to be an adorable Brittan putting on a great American accent (like Sonya Walger as Sally in the US version of Coupling). Here, however, we have a British actor, David Tennant, reprising his role as the outside detective who is hired in the position that the leading lady was promised. I put it that way because in Broadchurch his name is DI Alec Hardy and in Gracepoint he is Detective Emmett Carver, but essentially it is…

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Adaptation #100: Get Out of Your Box, Trolls

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header100Kendyl and Dorin have a million great things to say about the film The Boxtrolls as well as the book it is based on, Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow. The two pull out some fairly intricate metaphors from the stories and for once, don’t lament that the book and movie are very different.

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on The Hobbit, Mariah Mundi, Percy Jackson, Epic/The Leaf Men, and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

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Adaptation #99: Gone Crazy on You Girl

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header099The hosts have some things to say about the roller-coaster that is Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, complete with some serious character discussion, questioning of Nick’s decisions and trying to figure out if anyone actually had the capacity for human emotion.

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