With some hosts that have read the book by Nancy Springer and some that have not, Adaptation covers the film adaptation Enola Holmes (2020), complete with a rant about corsetry and concerns about the tone of Holmesian mysteries.
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) turns the hosts to discussions of time travel, colorful characters, and what exactly qualifies as an adaptation.
Question of the Week: Does this film qualify as an adaptation? Did we really need this movie to be made? How frustrated are you with the time travel?
Adaptation watches Alice in Wonderland (2010) along with you to prep for the sequel.
After our episode chalk-full of different versions of Cinderella, the hosts are slightly disappointed that the new live-action Disney version is twist-less. On the other-hand, they can’t deny that is was a gorgeous film, that it answered some questions they’d been asking and that Helena Bonham Carter can do no wrong.
For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on Into the Woods, Maleficent, Once Upon a Time Season 3, All the Versions of Snow White, and our commentary on The Lion King.
Armed with background knowledge on the 1949 television series, Dorin, Kendyl and Ryan discuss Gore Verbinski’s screen adaptation of The Lone Ranger. From controversial casting to an excess of explosions, the hosts can’t really decide what to think about the film, but they have a good time trying to figure it out!