Adaptation #11: Things Disney Taught Us

In episode #11 discussion of Snow White and the Huntsman and the novel Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter leads to talk of awkward accents, hot archers, and history lessons from fiction novels. Plus some lessons that Disney probably shouldn’t have taught us.

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Music: Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

Upcoming Films

The Amazing Spiderman

-release date: July 3 in US and UK

-directed by Marc Webb

-screenplay by James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent and Steve Kloves

-starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen and Sally Field

-based on the Marvel comics


-release date: July 6 in US, Sep 28 in UK

-directed by Oliver Stone

-screenplay co-written by the author, the director and Shane Salerno

-starring Blake Lively, Taylor Kitch, Aaron Johnson and John Travolta

-based on Don Winslows novel

Main Discussion

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

-release date: May 30 in UK, June 1 in US

-directed by Rupert Sanders

-screenplay by Evan Daugherty and John Lee Hancock and Hossein Amini

-starring Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth and Sam Claflin

-based on the Grimm Brothers’ Little Snow White

For more Snow White discussion, check out Episode #9: Snow White and the Stranger Danger

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

-written by Seth Grahame-Smith

-published in 2010

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

-release date: June 20 in UK, June 22 in US

-directed by Timur Bekmambetov

-screenplay by Seth Grahame-Smith

-starring Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Rufus Sewell and Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Stay tuned for episode #12 on Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter the film!

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