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.
Adaptation gets down to business in this commentary on the 1998 Disney film Mulan!
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.
Dorin, Corey, and Kendyl watch the original Ocean’s 11 (1960) and give it a new tagline: They learned nothing and lost everything.
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.
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.
The 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.
Getting ready for the 2016 remake, Dorin and Kendyl commentate Pete’s Dragon (1977) and try to find accurately cute Elliot plushies.
Adaptation watches Alice in Wonderland (2010) along with you to prep for the sequel.
The Adaptation staff had a really great time commentating Disney’s The Jungle Book (1967) in preparation for the new “live-action” film.
A 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.
Watch, mock, and complain about X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) with us.
Just in time for Christmas, a room full of hosts watches A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965).
Dorin 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.
Our 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.
Jem 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.
Kendyl 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.
Other commentaries: The Princess Bride, Batman (1989), and Jurassic Park.
The 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.