Episode #283: The Transformative Little Women

Jenn, Dorin, and Kendyl discuss the 2019 film adaptation Little Women, the important character beats, and how it compares to past adaptations.

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Episode #204: Completing The Circle

The Circle (2017) was full of potential and beloved actors, but that’s not quite enough for our hosts. Not that they loved the source material all that much either…

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Episode #191: There’s Something There That Wasn’t There Before

The Adaptation hosts just can’t stop gabbing about the new live-action Beauty and the Beast (2017). Despite their previous doubts, they’re pretty happy with the extra backstories, songs, and details from the original fairytale.

Watch the 1991 animated film along with us in our commentary.

Question(s) of the Week: How did you feel about the balance of backstories between the Beast and Belle? Would you have liked more from one, the other, or both?

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Adaptation #22: Because… High School

Dorin, Corey and Kendyl review the film version of The Perks of Being a Wallflower, discuss the future career of Logan Lerman and wonder if today’s teens know what a cassette tape is.

For our discussion of the book check out Adaptation #15: The Perks of Being an Infinite Lorax!

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‘Noah’ Coming to Theaters in 2014 with Sir Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson and Russell Crowe

While 2007 brought us Steve Carell’s hilarious modern day portrayal of the biblical tale Noah’s Ark in Evan Almighty, 2014 promises a more classic retelling of the story. Darren Aronofsky, the director of Requiem for a Dream and Black Swan, co-wrote the script for Noah with John Logan and the film is set for a March 2014 release.

The cast will include Russell Crowe as Noah and pair him once again with his A Beautiful Mind co-star Jennifer Connelly who will be playing Naameh, Noah’s wife. Logan Lerman and Douglas Booth will be playing Shem and Ham, two of Noah’s three sons. Emma Watson is also attached to the project, playing Ila, which I’m guessing is going to be the wife of one of the sons.

There’s not much information on the project yet, but it broke into the news this week with the announcement that Sir Anthony Hopkins has joined the cast as Noah’s grandfather Methuselah, the 969 year old man who’s death causes God to delay the flood in mourning.

What do you think of this cast? Leave your opinions in the comments!