Adaptation #137: A Paper Trail to a Paper Girl

header137Our hosts think that the Paper Towns film was a fun adaptation of the John Green novel, much lighter than the book and with a few unresolved plotlines. They’ve also decided that no one is good enough for Lacey and we really need to find a story that properly deconstructs the Manic Pixie Dream Girl, preferably from her perspective.

Check out our episode on the novel here!

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For similar discussions, check out our episodes on The Fault in Our Stars (book and film), The Perks of Being a Wallflower, If I Stay, and Insurgent.

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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

-Sep 18 (US), Sep 10 (UK)

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Main Discussion

Paper Towns (2015)

-Written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H Weber

-Directed by Jake Schreier

-Starring Cara Delevingne, Nat Wolff, Justice Smith and Austin Abrams

-Based on the novel by John Green, covered on episode #131

Next episode: The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
Previous episode: Dark Places (2015)

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