Jess and Kendyl read Nicola Yoon’s The Sun Is Also a Star and have a ton to say about destiny versus chance, identity, and the butterfly effect.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Jenn and Kendyl are back to talk about the film Love, Simon (2018), which took a few liberties from the book that Kendyl (and Jess, in absentia) is not happy […]