Adaptation #145: The Origin of Victor Frankenstein


Dorin and Kendyl pick apart Victor Frankenstein (2015). They hoped for something closer to the novel but got an confusing and occasionally interesting take on previous adaptations—an origin story that takes it too far.

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For similar discussions, check out our episodes on Frankenweenie, Frankenstein MD and I, Frankenstein.


Music by DropVox

Produced by Tom Liu



-Dec 25 (US), Jan 8 (UK)

-Based on the GQ article Game Brain by Jeanne Marie Laskas

Point Break

-Dec 25 (US), Jan 8 (UK)

-Remake of 1991 film

Main Discussion

Victor Frankenstein (2015)

-Written by Max Landis

-Directed by Paul McGuigan

-Starring Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Andrew Scott and Jessica Brown Findlay

-Based on contemporary adaptations of Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein

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Previous episode: Mockingjay Part 2 (2015)

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