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.
Cross the border into Area X with us this week as we attempt to unravel the insanity that is Annihilation, the novel by Jeff Vandermeer and the film adaptation directed by Alex Garland. Is it aliens? Is it a mushroom trip? Or is it just a Sia music video? We'll cover it all in this episode.
We're celebrating this Valentines Day with Gone Girl; the story of a crumbling marriage, murder, and the impossibility of truely knowing your partner! The novel was written and adapted for the screen by Gillian Flynn and the film adaptation was directed by David Fincher.
In this episode, Adina and I recount the tales of a less than coneventional childhood from the memoir The Glass Castle, by Jeanette Walls, and the film adaptation directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. We also dive deeper into the challenges of non-fiction adaptation, and question what responsibilities the filmmakers have to the real life people.