Episode #183: A Monster Counsels

header183After gushing over the book on the last episode, Adaptation returns to talk about the film A Monster Calls (2016) and gushes a little bit more.

Question(s) of the Week: To what degree is the monster real? Does he just show up for children who are grieving? What other situations might call him?

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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 (2016)

-Written by Patrick Ness

-Directed by J.A. Bayona

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

-Based on the book by Patrick Ness, covered on episode #182

Question(s) of the Week: To what degree is the monster real? Does he just show up for children who are grieving? What other situations might call him?

Next episode: A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron
Previous episode: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
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