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#233: Jurassic World: Fallen Franchise

9/19/2018
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The hosts get into genetic manipulation, the hubris of man, and why they brought the action to the mainland in this discussion of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018). Question of the Week: Where are we headed with these movies and is it a good idea? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:01:19:10

#232: We Can Count Past Eight

9/9/2018
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Our own league of ladies talks about Ocean's Eight (2018), the good, the confusing, and the girl power. Question of the Week: What twist did you call? And, if they do a sequel, what actress would you like to see join the group? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:00:49:37

Commentary #19: Ocean's 11 (1960)

9/9/2018
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Dorin, Corey, and Kendyl watch the original Ocean's 11 (1960) and give it a new tagline: They learned nothing and lost everything. Question of the Week: What do you think we are we supposed to take away from this movie? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:01:50:05

#231: On Less-Ambiguous Beach

8/15/2018
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Dorin and Kendyl discuss the film adaptation of On Chesil Beach (2017), author intent, and how very cringy we felt watching it. Questions of the Week: Did you feel the ending was forced? Did you read asexuality in the story? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:00:59:03

#230: Every Other Day

8/12/2018
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Jenn and Kendyl discuss the film adaptation Every Day (2018), and whether focusing on Rhiannon was the right choice, or took away from the interesting parts of the premise. Questions of the Week: Was the premise introduced well in the film? How do you think time zones work with A switching bodies at midnight? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:00:48:47

#229: Better Off Deadpool

8/12/2018
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This time we're covering the fun-filled romp Deadpool 2, talking X-force, the f-word, and cleaning up the timeline. Question of the Week: If you could go back in time and change one thing in a superhero movie, what would it be? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:00:55:43

#228: On Mishap Beach

8/11/2018
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Dorin and Kendyl cover another deep, tragic novel so, of course, this one's a little longer than normal. On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan deals with sexuality, stigma, and the emotional damage that can come from not being educated. Quick Disclaimer: We are not experts on asexuality and it is more than possible that we got something wrong during our discussion. If so, we apologize and would appreciate you letting us know what it was so we can further educate ourselves. Thanks :) Question of...

Duration:01:17:04

#227: Going Overboard

7/3/2018
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Dorin and Kendyl talk about the Overboard remake: the gender flip, the representation, and the plausibility of this whole story. Questions of the Week: Did the gender flip make it better or was it just all the other details they changed? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:01:41:58

#226: The Avengers vs. Malthusianism

7/3/2018
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The Adaptation hosts discuss Avengers: Infinity War (2018), how it all came together, what Thanos was thinking, and how everyone died. Questions of the Week: What are your theories for part 2? (We will accept answers in the form of fanfiction.) Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:01:20:28

#225: Exhale, Simon

5/6/2018
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Jenn and Kendyl are back to talk about the film Love, Simon (2018), which took a few liberties from the book that Kendyl (and Jess, in absentia) is not happy about. But Jenn brings the non-reader perspective to even things out. Questions of the Week: For non-readers, who did you suspect Blue was? For everyone, did you have a favorite line? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:48:47

#224: Another Day, Another Life

5/6/2018
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Jenn and Kendyl discuss David Levithan's Every Day, and boy to they have thoughts. Loved some bits, and not so much with others, but this one definitely spurred some complex conversation. Question of the Week: Which version of A did you find the most intriguing? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:01:07:59

#223: A Wrinkle in Relationships

5/6/2018
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Jenn and Kendyl talk through the film adaptation A Wrinkle in Time (2018), the characters' relationships, and themes that were changed. Question of the Week: What change did you miss the most? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:01:37:55

Commentary #18: Overboard (1987)

4/28/2018
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A full cast of Adaptation hosts watches Overboard (1987), some for the first time and others just hoping it's not as problematic as they remember. Question of the Week: What are your theories about his first wife? How much of her did he incorporate into “Annie’s” story? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:01:46:47

#222: Simon vs. the Heteronormative Agenda

4/15/2018
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Jess and Kendyl have really positive things to say about Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. From the unifying theme to the well-developed characters, this is going down as an Adaptation favorite for certain. Question of the Week: What do you wish people would see about you that isn't part of their fixed perception? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:01:06:28

#221: Black Panther First

4/14/2018
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Kendyl, Jenn, and Dorin talk Black Panther (2018), and I think you can all guess how they felt. Question of the Week: Which awesome female character did you relate to most? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:01:06:02

#220: A Wrinkle in Uniformity

4/13/2018
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Jess and Jenn could not be more excited to talk about Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time. Kendyl could be. Question of the Week: Who would be a modern-day warrior against the darkness? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/adaptationpodcast

Duration:01:02:22

#219: The Death Heard 'Round the Glade

3/7/2018
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The last stop for Adaptation in the Maze Runner series, the group talks about Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), the improvements on the book, our favorite characters, and the reinforcement of Kendyl's new ship. Question of the Week: How do you think WCKD came up with the trials? If you read the additional books, do they give the answer? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter:...

Duration:01:28:59

#218: Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

3/5/2018
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Dorin, Jenn, and Kendyl revisit Detective Harry Hole in the film adaptation The Snowman (2017) and whether the style, tropes, and female characters were an improvement on the Jo Nesbø novel, or fell flat. Question of the Week: What can you say about this movie that is positive? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:00:58:53

#217: The Greater Good Cure

3/5/2018
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Adaptation is finally covering the end of The Maze Runner series, The Death Cure by James Dashner, complete with another discussion about what "the greater good" is in this world, the radical opposites of WCKD and Right Arm, and the characters we lost along the way. Question of the Week: Where do you think the movie will start off? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:01:11:25

#216: Welcome to Jumanji, We Got Fun and Games

2/7/2018
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The Adaptation hosts talk about what worked about turning Jumanji into a videogame, their headcanons on how it evolves, and how the characters worked in and out of the game world. Question of the Week: Which vehicle would you like to see the monkeys drive? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:01:10:41