In which Kendyl gets a little worked up over this week’s list of adaptations with infuriating endings.
In which our Adaptation hosts present our list of bad character adaptations. It’s a little skimpy for some reason, but we’re sure you can help us add to it!
Also, check out our list of Five Best Character Adaptations!
Related Podcast Episodes:
#18: Living in a Powder Keg (The Silver Linings Playbook novel)
#27: Where’s the Silver Lining? (Silver Linings Playbook the film)
#51: Percy Jackson and the Bermuda Triangle of Monsters (Sea of Monsters the novel)
#54: TMI and Incestuous Canoodling (City of Bones the novel)
#56: Fashionably Early Kronos (Sea of Monsters the film)
#58: City of Inconsequence (City of Bones the film)
After seeing The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, the team talks over the films strengths and weaknesses as an adaptation, and admit their confusion about the presence of implications that were not in the book. While some things were lost and others gained, the hosts still have one question: why is it named after a city that we spend all of five minutes in?
Also check out our episode on the novel by Cassandra Clare.
In this rather late episode, our hosts discuss the first Mortal Instruments installment by Cassandra Clare, City of Bones. They all seem to love the exact same characters, and find the others a little less than bright, while rolling their eyes at how none of them realize that they are stringing someone along. And the ending makes some love the book more, while others feel it’s too reminiscent of another beloved series.