The sexy trashcan drama is back with this follow up to the sensation that is Twilight. Stephenie Meyer amps up the angst and probelamtic behavior this time around in her follow up novel, while the film, directed by Chris Weitz, introduced a generation to mumble-core and the most awkward Edward we've ever seen. We'll leave no stone un-turned in this episode!
This episode we travel through space and time in the classic novel A Wrinkle In Time written by Madeleine L'Engle and its 2018 adaptation directed by Ava Duvernay. But we'll learn that it's not always easy to adapt such a classic story, especially one that weaves together science, math and religion. We also discuss the the interesting background of both versions of this story, and the challanges they faced finding their audience.
This episode we explore another classic novel only to discover the problematic white male behind it, while seeing if the movie can translate the book's better messages to the screen. Written by Ray Bradberry with the film adaptation by Ramin Bahrani, join us in exploring this distopian tale for an episode that will be #lit.
This episode, we go in-depth on the sci-fi romance of The Time Traveler's Wife. Written by Audrey Niffenegger with the adaptation directed by Robert Schwentke, this story weaves a tangled, non-linear plot that raises a lot of ethical questions (like why pants can't time travel?)
Saddle up this episode for not just one, but two adaptations of the Charles Portis novel True Grit. We break down how these two movies, seperated by over 40 years with two unique takes pay tribute to this novel and its characters. Check it out, or it will be the biggest mistake you ever make you Texas brush popper!
In this After Credits bonus episode, we recap our recent trip to the Cleveland International Film Festival, discussing the movies and short films we saw. Also, catch up on our ongoing Rotten Tomatoes Guess-O-Meter, complete with a twist ending! If you'd like to listen to future episodes of After Credits and support all of our podcast efforts, find us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/covertocreditspod
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This episode we take a simultaneous step forward and backward in time, as we discuss Ready Player One, written by Ernest Cline with the adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg. We'll discuss the cultures of fandom, geekdom, and the changing social landscape that has caused some to look back on the book with a different perspective.
In this episode, we take a trip to the beatufiul Italian countryside as we dive deep into Call Me By Your Name, the 2007 novel by Andre Aciman and the 2017 adaptation directed by Luca Guadagnino. We break down both plots, from short-shorts to peaches, to see how these two similar stories end up feeling so different.
If we were counting down our Top 5 All Time romantic comedies about self-centered record store owners searching for love, you can bet High Fidelity would be at the top. In this episode we break down the hilarious novel by Nick Hornby and the incredibly faithful adaptation directed by Stephen Frears.