Adaptation #110: We Got Annie

 

header110After rolling their eyes through the 1982 Annie, the hosts are pleasantly surprised with the 2014 version. The plot changes, the updated music, and better character development led to an incredibly fun film experience.

*NOTE* We tried a few things with the audio this time, trying to make it a bit louder for you commuters out there. Let us know if this is better, worse or the same!

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SHOW NOTES:

Music by DropVox

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Main Discussion

Annie (2014)

-Written by Will Gluck and Aline Brosh McKenna

-Directed by Will Gluck

-Starring Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis, Rose Byrne and Cameron Diaz

-Based on the 1977 stage musical which is based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray

-There have been two previous films, one in 1982 which we did a commentary episode on a couple weeks ago, and also a 1999 tv film

Next episode: Into the Woods (2014)
Previous episode: The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies
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