We thought it would never happen, but the Adaptation team is finally covering Chaos Walking (2021).Continue reading
The Adaptation team covers The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith, published in 1956, and you can tell.Continue reading
Coming to you from the distant past of 2019, Dorin and Kendyl talk about The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness.Continue reading
Dorin and Kendyl discuss the movie Flora & Ulysses (2021) and the differences in family dynamics from the book that it’s based on.Continue reading
Jenn (completely voluntarily) joins Corey and Kendyl to talk about To All the Boys: Always and Forever (2021), the finale to the movie series.Continue reading
Dorin and Kendyl cover the delightful, layered middle grade book Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo.Continue reading
Corey and Kendyl cover the final book in the To All the Boys trilogy, Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han.Continue reading
The Adaptation team finally dive into the Grishaverse with Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo. Any count on how many times we’ve raved about it on the podcast before this point?Continue reading
In discussing series 2 of His Dark Materials, Kendyl, Jess, and Dorin talk about how The Subtle Knife was adapted, the opposite natures of Mary Malone and Mrs. Coulter, and changes in the ending.Continue reading
Jenn, Dorin, and Kendyl talk about Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), try to work out the rules of the stone, and what moral compass this movie was using.Continue reading
The Adaptation hosts discuss Mulan (2020), their criteria for liking these Disney live-action remakes, and what exactly makes stories like Mulan empoweringContinue reading
Jess and Kendyl discuss The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman, the introduction of other words and characters, and the religious symbolism.Continue reading
Jenn, Dorin, and Kendyl discuss the choices made in Rebecca (2020) compared to the book by Daphne du Maurier, which they agreed with and which they could have done without.Continue reading
In their discussion of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, the hosts talk about the unintentional unreliability of the narrator, despair over why our romantic leads can’t just talk to each other, and break down the problems with fully vilifying Rebecca.
With so many story lines in The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020), the hosts struggle to touch on everything they loved in the series. Not that they are without complaint, but this follow up to The Haunting of Hill House (2018) definitely hit the mark on everyone’s feels.
The Adaptation hosts watched The Witches (2020) and could truly go on-and-on about all the visual elements, from the updated way the witches look to every piece of clothing. But there’s more to talk about with our hero, the grandmother, and the addition of a new mouse friend.
Dorin, Jenn, and Kendyl have a lot of theories as to what the heck happened in The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. Basically, everyone is sus, children are terrifying, and always pay attention to what’s in the corner of your eye.
With some hosts that have read the book by Nancy Springer and some that have not, Adaptation covers the film adaptation Enola Holmes (2020), complete with a rant about corsetry and concerns about the tone of Holmesian mysteries.
Adding fire to the nightmare fuel, the hosts watch the 1990 film adaptation The Witches.
In this celebratory episode, the Adaptation hosts get together to discuss what has changed with the podcast, in our opinions, and in our lives. Plus we explain some inside jokes for those that haven’t been with us since the single digits.