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#255: The Evil in Hill House

5/15/2019
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Jenn, Cate, and Kendyl are handing out pardons for diverting from the source material in this episode on Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House. Question of the Week: Is Hugh Crane a villain? Does it make Hill House more compelling to have the suggestion of ghosts or ghosts as in-depth characters? Follow This Podcast Is Haunted! facebook.com/ThisPodcastIsHaunted/ twitter.com/Haunted_Pod instagram.com/thispodcastishaunted/ Follow...

Duration:01:22:34

#254: This Hill House Is Haunted

5/10/2019
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Jenn and Kendyl are joined by a special guest from This Podcast Is Haunted to discuss Shirley Jackson's small but mighty novel, The Haunting of Hill House. Question of the Week: What are your theories about what's going on with the house? If you do think the house is sentient, is it successful in keeping Eleanor? Follow This Podcast Is Haunted! facebook.com/ThisPodcastIsHaunted/ twitter.com/Haunted_Pod instagram.com/thispodcastishaunted/ Follow...

Duration:00:59:00

#253: Free as a Bird Box

3/13/2019
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The Adaptation Team discuss the many, many characters in Bird Box (2018) compared to the book, how the tension held up when we could actually see what was going on, and how they see Malorie's maternal instincts. Question of the Week: Would you gauge out your baby's eyes? OR What color would your blindfold be and why? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:01:10:43

#252: The Evolution of Aquaman

2/24/2019
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The team covers the latest DC movie, Aquaman (2018), the wisdom in throwing two sea creatures into the desert, the cinematic timeline, and how Atlantis evolved. Question of the Week: Did the timeline make sense to you? 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:01:04:14

#251: A Little Bird Box Told Me

2/22/2019
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Jenn and Kendyl read Bird Box by Josh Malerman and now they are theorizing about mystery creatures and discussing living versus surviving—all with their eyes tightly shut. Question of the Week: What are your theories about the creatures? Where did they come from? Are they malicious? What do people see when they look at them? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:00:52:41

#250: Mary Poppins' Magic

2/21/2019
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Jess and Kendyl talk Mary Poppins Returns (2018), how it stacks up to the original, references to the books, and the gorgeous costumes. Question of the Week: Why do some grownups remember Mary's magic and some don’t? 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:01:20:06

#249: Medieval Batman

2/7/2019
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Jenn, Dorin, and Kendyl compare Robin Hood (2018) to the legend, other adaptations, and... Batman Begins (2005)... Question of the Week: Where does Robin Hood (2018) fall on your list of Robin Hood adaptations? 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:00:57:42

#248: Percival Dumbledore and the Mating Habits of Dementors

1/31/2019
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The team plays fast and loose with the definition of "adaptation" so that they can cover Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018), the newest addition to the Potterverse, about which ours hosts hold very strong opinions. Question of the Week: What are your theories about Credence’s parentage? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr:...

Duration:01:57:33

#247: The Nutcracker in Wonderland

1/30/2019
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Jenn and Kendyl return with a discussion of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) and the book and ballet it's based on. Question of the Week: What are your theories about the backstory of how the realms came to 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:00:52:26

#246: What a Guy! Monsieur Hood

1/30/2019
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Our team gets together to figure out where they learned the Robin Hood legend, and talk through all the adaptations of it that they've seen. Question of the Week: What is your favorite Robin Hood adaptation? If your answer is Men in Tights, what's your second favorite? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:00:56:43

#245: The Prejudice U Give

1/27/2019
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This time around, Jenn and Kendyl discuss the film adaptation The Hate U Give (2018), the standout performances, and the changes from the text that might have strengthened the story. Question of the Week: What was your favorite line from the film? 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:01:02:20

#244: Cyrano de Bergerac Is a Loser

1/17/2019
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Jenn and Kendyl compare Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018) with the play Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand as well as several other adaptations of this catfishing origin story. Question of the Week: What is your favorite Cyrano adaptation? 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:01:10:25

#243: Rolling in the Wind

1/14/2019
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The team talks Venom (2018), have a bit of trouble talking about Eddy and Venom as separate beings, and wonder at this films place in the future movie-verse. Question of the Week: Do you think Venom can be the hero of this franchise without Spider-Man? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:01:01:19

#242: The Hate U Give Life

1/1/2019
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Nicole, Dorin, and Kendyl discuss The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, complete with talk about the way it speaks to multiple audiences, covers difficult topics, and portrays real experiences accurately. Question of the Week: How well did the book do in shining a light on issues of race so that readers of different backgrounds can still see and understand them better? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter:...

Duration:01:09:56

#241: The Prince William of Singapore

12/19/2018
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In this double episode, the team cover both the book and film versions of Crazy Rich Asians while falling in love with Awkwafina's comedic timing and Henry Golding's . . . comedic timing. Question of the Week: Are they "crazy, rich" or "crazy-rich" Asians? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:01:32:48

#240: To All the Adaptations We've Loved Before

12/16/2018
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We're pretty proud of this adaptation for doing things right. Jenn, Corey, and Kendyl discuss the John Hughes vibe, the exceptional acting, and the possibility of a sequel to Netflix's To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018). *SPOILER WARNING* Corey and Kendyl talk a bit about the next books in the series, so beware if you're planning to read them and are spoiler adverse. Question of the Week: Would you like to see a sequel to this movie that follows the next two books? Follow...

Duration:01:15:59

#239: Slender Mythology

11/22/2018
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Adaptation recalls their history with slenderman and have some laughs over the new movie, Slender Man (2018). Question of the Week: When did you first learn about the slender man? 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:00:58:10

#238: To All the Letters I Never Sent

11/20/2018
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Jenn, Corey, and Kendyl dig into Jenny Han's To All the Boys I've Loved Before complete with discussion of the let's-pretend-we're-dating trope, family dynamics, and Nice Guys™. Question of the Week: Were you surprised by who sent the letters? Who did you think it was? Follow us! Blog: http://adaptationpodcast.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdaptationPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdaptationCast Tumblr: http://adaptationpodcast.tumblr.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:01:18:33

#237: Own Your Power

10/31/2018
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Dorin and Kendyl discuss The Darkest Minds (2018) adaptation, what was left out, and Kendyl reiterates how terrified she'd be of Oranges. Question of the Week: What additional information would you have liked the movie to include? 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:02:55:44

#236: Justice for Harry!

10/29/2018
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We talk Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (2018), the songs, the flashbacks, and who got the short end of the stick. Question of the Week: Could the song choices have been better? If you could have taken out one song and replaced it with another, which 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:...

Duration:01:00:58