Jenn and Kendyl discover what the real meaning of “based on the true story” according to Hollywood and despair at the twisting of the story that In the Heart of the Sea (2015) is based on. An enjoyable film? Sure. A generally true story? Not really.
In episode #28, Kendyl and Dorin discuss how the writers and directors of Cloud Atlas must have felt exactly as they did after reading the novel and Ryan brings in the non-fangirling reader perspective. In the end, we all conclude that there needs to be a TV miniseries in the future.
Check out our discussion on the novel by David Mitchell here.