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 #48: Ironically Epic

header048Kendyl is accompanied by Jess, Jenn and Dorin’s extensive notes to discuss William Joyce’s children’s book The Leaf Men and the film Epic by Chris Wedge. The girls discuss the adaptation in terms of expanding on an already created world, matching voice actors to characters and the beauty of the animation.

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For more children’s book adaptation discussions check out our episodes on The Lorax (book and film), The Invention of Hugo Cabret (book and film) and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (book/1939 film and 2013 film)

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