Adaptation: A Podcast Dedicated to Film Adaptations

The podcast for in-depth discussion on films and the original material they're based on.

Adaptation #114: From Initiate to Insurgent

Our hosts are back, discussing the second book in the Divergent trilogy, Insurgent. There is a lot to go over in this book: visiting the different factions, Tris’s PTSD, the … Continue reading

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Where Are All You Zombies?: How Predestination Swirled Up My Brain

Recently, a commenter turned us onto the film Predestination (2014) and the short story it is based on, “All You Zombies”, written by Robert A. Heinlein in 1958, so I … Continue reading

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Vlog: Little Women (1978 and 1994)

In which Kendyl goes over the 1978 mini series and the 1994 film adaptations of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. iTunes – Twitter – Facebook – Tumblr – YouTube Little … Continue reading

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Adaptation #113: Little Women Meet World

Jess and Kendyl discuss Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, remembering how they felt reading it in younger years and how their opinions have changed. iTunes – Twitter – Facebook … Continue reading

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Classic Alice Lives Classic Lit

When reading a book, do you ever say to yourself, “I would never do what such-and-such character just did!” or “why on earth did they do that?” or “oh, if … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Good Omens Spotlight Vlog: Book and Radio

In which Jess talks angels, demons, and audio in her spotlight on Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s book, Good Omens, and its BBC Radio4 radio version. iTunes – Twitter – … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

“The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend)”: It could be any one of us

When I saw the movie preview for The DUFF I was most definitely intrigued. It looked beautifully hilarious as well as uplifting and hopeful for the everyday girl that doesn’t … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vlog: Little Women (1933 and 1949)

In the first of two videos, Kendyl goes over the good and the bad of the 1933 and 1949 film adaptations of Little Women. iTunes – Twitter – Facebook – … Continue reading

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Adaptation #112: Revenge of the Last Spook’s Apprentice, A Seventh Son of Wardstone

This week our hosts have read The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney (or The Wardstone Chronicles: The Spook’s Apprentice for the UK, still by Joseph Delaney). … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Staff Recommendations – January 2015

The Adaptation staff have started the new year off right with these recommendations for January! What have you been into this month? Void by Rhiannon Lassiter I have been reading … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vlog: The Brothers Grimm

In which Kendyl gives a brief history of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. iTunes – Twitter – Facebook – Tumblr – YouTube Podcasts on fairytales: #9 Snow White and the Stranger … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Adaptation #111: Into the Woods of Deconstruction

As fairytale connoisseurs, the team has been looking forward to the film Into the Woods for a long while. Most are extremely pleased, but someone has some issues with the … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · 4 Comments

Vlog: Five Worst Fairy Tale Adaptations

In which new vlogger Dorin details our list of worst adapted fairy tales and bemoans their inadequacies. iTunes – Twitter – Facebook – Tumblr – YouTube Related Podcasts: #9: Snow … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Dream Cast Vlog: The Two Princesses of Bamarre

Jenn attempts to dream cast Gail Carson Levine’s The Two Princesses of Bamarre… but keeps getting interrupted. iTunes – Twitter – Facebook – Tumblr – YouTube

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Vlog: Five Best Fairy Tale Adaptations

In which Jessica lists our top choices for fairy tales on screen – from classic tellings to “historical” renditions! iTunes – Twitter – Facebook – Tumblr – YouTube

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Adaptation #110: We Got Annie

  After rolling their eyes through the 1982 Annie, the hosts are pleasantly surprised with the 2014 version. The plot changes, the updated music, and better character development led to … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Next Time on Adaptation

#112: The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney
#113: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
#114: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

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