Adaptation #100: Get Out of Your Box, Trolls

header100Kendyl and Dorin have a million great things to say about the film The Boxtrolls as well as the book it is based on, Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow. The two pull out some fairly intricate metaphors from the stories and for once, don’t lament that the book and movie are very different.

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on The Hobbit, Mariah Mundi, Percy Jackson, Epic/The Leaf Men, and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.


Music: Little Boxes by Loch Lomond from The Boxtrolls soundtrack



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Main Discussion

Here Be Monsters!

-by Alan Snow (and illustrated)

-published in 2005

The Boxtrolls (2014)

-written by Irena Brignull and Adam Pava

-directed by Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi

-with the voices of Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Elle Fanning, Nick Frost and Jared Harris

Next episode: the film Gone Girl
Previous episode: Gone Girl by GIllian Flynn

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