After Credits: CIFF 2018

April 17, 2018

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


Ready Player One

April 11, 2018

*Insert Coin to Play*

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.


Call Me By Your Name

March 28, 2018

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.


High Fidelity

March 14, 2018

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.



February 28, 2018

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.


Gone Girl

February 14, 2018

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.


The Glass Castle

January 31, 2018

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.


After Credits: Best of 2017

January 24, 2018

In our first episode of After Credits, we discuss some of our favorite books and movies of 2017 (adaptations or not). Also, we begin our recurring segment where we compete to accuretley guess the Rotten Tomatoes score of upcoming movies! Join our Patreon now to have access to all future episodes!


A Monster Calls

January 17, 2018

In the "I'm not crying you're crying" adaptation of the year, we discuss A Monster Calls, written by Patrick Ness with the movie being directed by J.A. Bayona. We'll break down the story and all of its feels, but don't worry, there's also a huge CGI tree monster.



January 3, 2018

In this episode we cover our first return author Neil Gaiman and his novel Stardust, which was adapted for the big screen in 2007 by Matthew Vaughn. But can any movie compare to the silky smooth voice of Neil Gaiman in audiobook form? Listen and find out!