Episode #198: I Am Groot Vol. 2

Adaptation talks Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), the full characters, the thin plot and all of the daddy issues, 70s Kurt Russell and I AM GROOTs in between.

Question(s) of the Week: What did you think of the balance between plotlines?

Listen to our episode on the first Guardians of the Galaxy here.

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Adaptation #94: Misfits of the Galaxy

Dorin and Kendyl sit down to talk about the film that has dominated this summer! It’s been a while since Marvel has introduced new misfits into it’s film universe and Guardians of the Galaxy has certainly held up to the hype. The only question is where are we going from here?

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on Game of Thrones season 4, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier.

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Adaptation #27: Where is the Silver Lining?

header027After seeing David O. Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook, Dorin and Kendyl discuss it’s merits and shortcomings as a film and in comparison with the novel its based on.

Also check out our episode on the novel!

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Adaptation #18: Living in a Powder Keg

In episode #18, Dorin and Kendyl discuss Matthew Quick’s novel The Silver Linings Playbook, the balance between optimism and realism, and the epicness of Total Eclipse of the Heart.

Also check out our episode on the movie!

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‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Trailer Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Coming this November, Jennifer Lawrence stars in a new comedy opposite Bradley Cooper. Silver Linings Playbook is an adaptation of the debut novel by Matthew Quick published in 2008. It follows the story of Pat Peoples (Cooper) after he is released from a mental institution and attempts to recreate himself for his estranged wife in the hopes of winning her back. Along the way he meets the widowed Tiffany (Lawrence) who has her own mental skeletons and the two form a uneasy friendship.

The film is written and directed by David O. Russell and also stars Robert De Niro and Julia Stiles. Watch the first trailer below:

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