Adaptation #37: Hansel and Gretel, So Hot Right Now

header037The team discusses the Grimm Brothers’ Hansel and Gretel and the recent Tommy Wirkola film Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. While being semi-divided, they all agree that the Grimm’s were random and the movie was entertaining, if a little under-developed.

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Music: Rubber Ducky (German Remix) from Sesame Street

Upcoming Films


-March 22 (US)

-Starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd

-Based on novel by Jean Hanoff Korelitz

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

-March 27 (UK), March 28 (US)

-Starring Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis

-Based on Hasbro Toys, comics and sequel to GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra

Main Discussion

Hansel and Gretel

-by the Brothers Grimm

-published 1812

-Also adapted recently in Once Upon a Time’s episode ‘True North’ (1×09)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

-Jan 25 (US), Feb 27 (UK)

-Written and directed by Tommy Wirkola

-Starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton

Stay tuned for episode #38 on The Host by Stephenie Meyer!

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