Adaptation #106: Big Hiro 6

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header106The gang discusses the film Big Hero 6, wondering why it wasn’t set in Japan, wanting their own Baymax, and loving the range of characters and emotional depth in the storyline. Dorin evens comes up with a storyline for the sequel.

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Adaptation #105: Of Mockingjays and Monopoly

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header105Jess, Jenn and Corey come together this week to discuss the final book of The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins. The trio talks through their own emotional wounds as well as the characters and make predictions about the upcoming film Mockingjay Part 1.

Check out our previous THG podcasts: The Hunger Games (Book) (Movie), Catching Fire (Book) (Movie)

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Cancelling shows this early in the fall season is totally ‘Selfie’

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As we pass the quarter season mark, it seems it is that time of year when networks “trim the fat” of their weekly line-up and begin to cancel shows. The first to go are generally the half-hour comedies that aren’t making the grade. This year Selfie is on the chopping block. It was new to television this season and was created by Emily Kapnek, who also created Suburgatory.

This delightful show, staring Karen Gillan, most known for playing Amy (Amelia) Pond on Doctor Who, and John Cho, known for many things but especially as Harold from Harold and Kumar go to White Castle and more recently as Andy Brooks in Sleepy Hollow, is a new and neat take on the Pygmalion/My Fair Lady story.

Gillan plays Eliza Dooley, a top sales rep at a pharmaceutical firm, whose obsession with social media, lack of real interpersonal…

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Adaptation #104: A Feast of Trust Issues

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header104In our first book-only Game of Thrones discussion, the hosts cover A Feast for Crows by George RR Martin in order to prep themselves for season 5. They take (too much?) pleasure in the downfall of some, hope against hope that some are still living and make predictions for the future of the series and the television show.

Check out our other GoT episodes #81: A Game of Secret Targaryens and #92 It’s Anyone’s Game of Thrones

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Adaptation #103: Alexander and the Delightful, Wonderful, Not Bad, Very Good Film

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header103Dorin and Kendyl discuss the children’s book by Judith Viorst along side the film and are extremely pleased with how well the themes are portrayed on screen and how the additions take them one step further. There might be a little rant about the word “Fommy” and the road-safeness of the vehicle, but overall they give it a thumbs up!

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