Episode #275: Free as a Goldfinch

Dorin and Kendyl cover the film The Goldfinch (2019), what it focused on from the very long book, how the themes came through, and how the characters were adapted.

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Episode #155: Divided Allegiances

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In discussing the film Allegiant (2016), the hosts discuss the flip in Tris and Four’s judgement, the pure versus damaged perspective, and what all these changes mean for Ascendant.

Question of the Week: With Tris being the only “pure” Chicagoan in the films, what implications does that have for the ways “pure” and “damaged” people are seen and treated? What implications does it have for the parallel with real world racism that we saw in the book?

Check out our episodes on Divergent and Insurgent, and on the Allegiant novel!

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Adaptation #120: In Case of Insurgency…

header120The hosts are back to discuss about the film adaptation of Insurgent, the second film in the Divergent series. Listen to them talk about their likes, dislikes and concerns for the third installment.

Also check out our episodes on Divergent (book and film) and Insurgent (book).

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on Mockingjay Part 1, The Maze Runner, The Giver, and The Fault in Our Stars.

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Adaptation #91: The Fault in Our Accuracy

header091After covering The Fault in Our Stars novel by John Green in a previous episode, the hosts return to talk about the new film adaptation of this teenage life story. They agree that the film was extremely accurate, but still missed a few of their favorite moments and worry that some themes were lost.

What did you think? Let us know in the comments!

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For a other similar discussions, check out our episodes on Maleficent, Once Upon a Time season 3, Divergent, The Book Thief, Starkid’s Twisted, and Catching Fire

Also check out our vlog where we dream cast Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

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Adaptation #64: Free Opportunity Dirty Pillows

header064Nicole, Ryan and Kendyl hash out the differences between Kimberly Peirce’s film Carrie and the original novel, as well as the 1976 film. While enjoying the remake, the hosts wonder if it missed out on a few opportunities.

Don’t forget to check out out episode on the novel by Stephen King!

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For similar adaptations, check out our episodes on World War Z, The Evil Dead, Resident Evil, and The Woman in Black.

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