Adaptation #40: Fee Fi Fo Fum

header040Jess, Jenn and Kendyl get together to discuss Bryan Singer’s film Jack the Giant Slayer, which is definitely worth watching. Though unsure about Isabella’s character, they agree that the film blends Jack and the Beanstalk and Jack the Giant Killer well, while adding some new mythology to the mix.

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SHOW NOTES:

Music: Crown of Age by The Ettes

Upcoming Films

The Host

-March 29 (US and UK)

-Based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer

-Covered novel in episode #38: Mind, Host and Soul

Evil Dead

-April 5 (US), April 19 (UK)

-Remake of the 1981 film

Main Discussion

Jack the Giant Killer

-earliest version 1711

-Cornish fairytale

Jack and the Beanstalk

-earliest version 1807

Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

-Release: March 1 (US), March 22 (UK)

-Screenwriter: Darren Lemke, Christopher McQuarrie and Dan Studney

-Director: Bryan Singer

-Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, Ewan McGregor and Stanley Tucci

Stay tuned for episode #41 on Andrew Niccol’s film The Host!
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