Adaptation #136: A Shot in the Dark Places

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header136This time around the hosts discuss the film Dark Places based on the novel by Gillian Flynn. They admire how accurate the plot was, but wonder why the characters seem to be more likable than in the book.

Check out our episode on the novel here!

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Adaptation #135: Fallible Four and the Fantastic Flop

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header135The Adaptation hosts were not too happy with Fantastic Four (2015). This probably doesn’t surprise you. Bad balance and pacing, no character development, and awkward moments consisting of “Hey! I noticed you look different than your familial relations! What’s that about?” all led to a movie they were really upset they spent money on.

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Jem is Truly Outrageous – This New Adaptation Might Just Be Truly Truly Truly an Outrage!

My thoughts on the new Jem trailer – originally posted on AdaptationPodcast.com

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I went to see Minions for my birthday, and I got to see the Jem trailer. I have some severe judgements about it, but before I share them, see the trailer yourself:


Now, I grew up with Jem and the Holograms, and for those who don’t know it, here is a quick synopsis:

jem-holograms-movie-comingJerrica Benton and her sister Kimber, have just lost their father and are now “orphaned”—but old enough to be on their own. Jerrica has inherited half of her father’s company, Starlight Records, while the other half has gone to one of her father’s executives, Eric Raymond. He has other ideas for the company, and starts promoting “trash rock” group The Misfits. He also doesn’t want any company profits to go towards, Starlight House, a foster home for girls, which her father set up, and Jerrica and Kimber had grown up with. Starlight House is in need…

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