Episode #301: The Case of the Missing Cleverness

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.

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Commentary #21: Mulan (1998)

Adaptation gets down to business in this commentary on the 1998 Disney film Mulan!

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Commentary #20: Emma (1996)

Jess, Jenn, and Kendyl watch the 1996 film adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma in what might be the most talk-filled commentary we’ve ever done.

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Commentary #19: Ocean’s 11 (1960)

Dorin, Corey, and Kendyl watch the original Ocean’s 11 (1960) and give it a new tagline: They learned nothing and lost everything.

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Commentary #18: Overboard (1987)

A full cast of Adaptation hosts watches Overboard (1987), some for the first time and others just hoping it’s not as problematic as they remember.

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Commentary #17: Jumanji (1995)

While reliving childhood memories of Jumanji (1995), Jenn, Sarah, and Kendyl realize how traumatic parts of the film are, but still have just as much fun as ever watching it.

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Commentary #16: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

commheader016The hosts prep for the live-action remake by watching Disney’s 1991 classic, Beauty and the Beast and recounting the well know fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont.

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Commentary #15: Pete’s Dragon (1977)

comheader015Getting ready for the 2016 remake, Dorin and Kendyl commentate Pete’s Dragon (1977) and try to find accurately cute Elliot plushies.

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Commentary #14: Alice in Wonderland (2010)

comheader014Adaptation watches Alice in Wonderland (2010) along with you to prep for the sequel.

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Commentary #13: The Jungle Book (1967)

comheader013The Adaptation staff had a really great time commentating Disney’s The Jungle Book (1967) in preparation for the new “live-action” film.

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Commentary #12: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (2012)

comheader012A few Adaptation hosts watch Part 1 & 2 of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns in preparation for the bat to face off against the boy scout on the big screen.

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Commentary #11: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

comheader011Watch, mock, and complain about X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) with us.

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Commentary #10: A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

comheader010Just in time for Christmas, a room full of hosts watches A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965).

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Commentary #9: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

commheader009Dorin and Kendyl watch A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) along with you, talking about why the original is better than the remake and drooling over young Johnny Depp.

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Commentary #8: Peter Pan (2003)

Commentary008Our hosts commentate their way through Peter Pan (2003), finding all the ways that it could be a very dark story and wondering at the parallels between the lost boys and the pirates.

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Commentary #7: Jem and the Holograms (1985)

comheader007Jem fans Dorin and Kendyl and newbie Jenn watch the first 5 episodes of this 1985 television show along with you while commenting on the technical aspects of Synergy and the awkwardness of the Jem/Rio relationship.

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Commentary #6: The Terminator (1984)

comheader006Kendyl and Ryan sit down to watch The Terminator (1984) and discuss the weirdness of time travel and the rudeness of the person that decided to mow the lawn outside their window during our podcast.

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Other commentaries: The Princess Bride, Batman (1989), and Jurassic Park.

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Commentary #5: Jurassic Park (1993)

comheader005The hosts sit down and watch Jurassic Park, talking through the film about all the inferior security planning, the character development, and how it all differs from Crichton’s novel.

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Other commentaries: The Lion King and The Princess Bride, Annie (1982), and Batman (1989).

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