The Adaptation Team discuss the many, many characters in Bird Box (2018) compared to the book, how the tension held up when we could actually see what was going on, […]
Jenn and Kendyl read Bird Box by Josh Malerman and now they are theorizing about mystery creatures and discussing living versus surviving—all with their eyes tightly shut.
Jess and Kendyl talk Mary Poppins Returns (2018), how it stacks up to the original, references to the books, and the gorgeous costumes.
The team plays fast and loose with the definition of “adaptation” so that they can cover Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018), the newest addition to the Potterverse, about […]
Jenn and Kendyl return with a discussion of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) and the book and ballet it’s based on.
This time around, Jenn and Kendyl discuss the film adaptation The Hate U Give (2018), the standout performances, and the changes from the text that might have strengthened the story.
Nicole, Dorin, and Kendyl discuss The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, complete with talk about the way it speaks to multiple audiences, covers difficult topics, and portrays real experiences […]
In this double episode, the team cover both the book and film versions of Crazy Rich Asians while falling in love with Awkwafina’s comedic timing and Henry Golding’s . . […]
We’re pretty proud of this adaptation for doing things right. Jenn, Corey, and Kendyl discuss the John Hughes vibe, the exceptional acting, and the possibility of a sequel to Netflix’s […]
Jenn, Corey, and Kendyl dig into Jenny Han’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before complete with discussion of the let’s-pretend-we’re-dating trope, family dynamics, and Nice Guys™.