Episode #182: Does a Monster Really Call?

header182Jess and Jenn rave over the book A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness, discussing the monsterousness of “the monster” and other characters, the morals of the monster’s stories and what they expect from the film.

Question(s) of the Week: How tangible do you think the monster is? Does he really exist?

EDIT: Listen to the episode on the film here.

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For other similar discussions, check out our episodes on The BFG, Miss Peregrine’s School for Peculiar Children, Pete’s Dragon, and The True Meaning of Smekday.

Main Discussion

A Monster Calls

-Written by Patrick Ness, based on an original idea by Siobhan Dowd after her death

-Published in 2011

A Monster Calls (2016)

-Written by Patrick Ness

-Directed by J.A. Bayona

-Starring Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Lewis MacDougall, and Liam Neeson

Question(s) of the Week: How tangible do you think the monster is? Does he really exist?

Next episode: A Monster Calls (2016)
Previous episode: Ozland (2015)
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