Episode #197: Wake Up, Wakefield

In this episode, Adaptation covers the short story Wakefield by E.L. Doctorow and the film based on it. With a very dislikable character at the forefront, it gives the hosts lots to discuss.

Question(s) of the Week: What is a fitting punishment for Wakefield? How you would you react to his return?

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Interview: Robin Swicord on Wakefield

Kendyl interviews writer and director Robin Swicord about her film Wakefield (2016), based on the E.L. Doctorow short story of the same name which follows the strange and complex journey of a man who secretly starts living above his own garage, watching his family go about their lives in his absence.

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Vlog: Arthur (1981 & 2011)

In which Kendyl talks Arthur and Arthur.

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Adaptation #103: Alexander and the Delightful, Wonderful, Not Bad, Very Good Film

header103Dorin and Kendyl discuss the children’s book by Judith Viorst along side the film and are extremely pleased with how well the themes are portrayed on screen and how the additions take them one step further. There might be a little rant about the word “Fommy” and the road-safeness of the vehicle, but overall they give it a thumbs up!

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on The Boxtrolls, Frozen, Epic and The Invention of Hugo Cabret.

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