Our hosts are a bit overwhelmed this episode as we discuss GP Taylor’s The Midas Box and the film adaptation The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box. While enjoying the magical realism of the book, there was a lot to take in, and while the movie had them laughing (probably unintentionally), it was a little watery.
Let us know what you thought of the book, the film and our discussion in the comments!
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For similar adaptations, check out our episodes on The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Snow White and the Huntsman, The Last Airbender, Beautiful Creatures and City of Bones.
Music: The Kraken by Hans Zimmer from Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest score
-Feb 7 (US), Feb 14 (UK)
-Based on the non-fiction novel by Robert M Edsel
-Feb 12 (US), Feb 7 (UK)
-Reboot of the 1987 film
Mariah Mundi- The Midas Box
-by GP Taylor
-Sequels: The Ghost Diamonds, Ship of Fools
The Adventurer: Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
-Written by Christian Taylor and Matthew Huffman
-Directed by Jonathan Newman
-Starring Michael Sheen, Lena Headey, Sam Neill, Aneurin Barnard and Mella Carron
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