Episode #176: A Villainous Trap for Peculiar Children

header176The hosts discuss the film Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016), whether there’s room for a sequel and if they think Miss Peregrine is actually a villain as well as the couple controversial choices the filmmakers made.

Check out our episode on the novel here!

Question(s) of the Week: What gods or mythological creatures could the children’s peculiarities be descended from? If the Hollowghast had never been created, would Jacob and his grandfather’s peculiarity have been useless or would they have a different one?

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Adaptation #67: Graff Shot First

header067As a follow up to our discussion of the novel, episode #67 focuses on Gavin Hood’s film adaptation Ender’s Game. Starting with a discussion on Graff versus Dumbledore, the hosts discuss how the film comes across both to people who are familiar with the source material and to those who are not.

Also, check out our episode on the novel by Orson Scott Card!

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For similar adaptations, check out our episodes on RIPD, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Host, and Total Recall.

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Adaptation #2: Hugo Has a Sexy Dad

On episode #2, Kendyl and Jess are joined by coursemate Corey to discuss Martin Scorsese’s movie adaptation Hugo and how well the book translated to screen… and talk about Jude Law’s ability to play a sexy father.

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