Episode #272: Go Create, Bernadette

Corey and Kendyl are back for the movie adaptation Where’d You Go, Bernadette? (2019), still worrying over the portrayal of mental illness in this story, but also discussing how sympathetic the characters are and how the movie focuses the book themes.

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Episode #170: Ghostbustin’ Makes Me Feel Good

header170In this surprise episode, Kendyl confesses and Dorin consoles as the two reveal how they felt about the 1984 and 2016 Ghostbusters films.

Question of the Week: Did the media and internet opinions affect how you felt about the Ghostbusters remake? Do you think you liked it more or less because of it’s poor reception?

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: A short story, a 1947 film and a 2013 film adaptation

I’m not sure that it’s common knowledge that The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is adapted from a short story, but the current film is actually the second attempt to tell Walter’s story on film. The original short story was written by James Thurber in 1942, a film adaptation starring the comedic and musically-inclined Danny Kaye was made in 1947 and the recently released film has Ben Stiller both directing and starring in the title role. So, last week I made a day of it, reading the story and watching both films. And for your informative pleasure, I am now going to review all three, sans spoilers.

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