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™.
Dorin and Kendyl discuss The Darkest Minds (2018) adaptation, what was left out, and Kendyl reiterates how terrified she’d be of Oranges.
Jenn and Kendyl talk about all the members of the misfit group of super-teens and the representation of trauma and manipulation in Alexandra Bracken’s The Darkest Minds.
Dorin and Kendyl discuss the film adaptation of On Chesil Beach (2017), author intent, and how very cringy we felt watching it.
Jenn and Kendyl discuss the film adaptation Every Day (2018), and whether focusing on Rhiannon was the right choice, or took away from the interesting parts of the premise.
Dorin and Kendyl cover another deep, tragic novel so, of course, this one’s a little longer than normal. On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan deals with sexuality, stigma, and the […]