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On _This Film is Lit_ we finally settle the score on one simple question… Is the book really better than the movie? Bryan has a film degree. He watches the movie but doesn't read the book. Katie has two English degrees, so she does things the right way and reads the book before we watch the movie. Prepare to be wowed by our expertise and charm as we dissect all of your favorite film adaptations and decide whether the silver-screen or the written word did it better. Turn it up, settle in, and ...
 
Join fairy tale enthusiasts Drew and Cassie as they discuss the world of film and literary adaptations! Each month they will choose a specific fairy tale, and each week they will discuss a different book, movie, or musical adaptation of that fairy tale, exploring the way authors and artists retell, change, twist, conserve, and diversify the same stories over and over.
 
Film Philosophy is a project that was always something needing to be started. To engage with the film community and create something that we can all share. Sam Mascaro and myself; Alex Martinez , are setting out to do the unthinkable. A podcast, that is directly influenced by the audience, what you want to see, when you want to see it. We not only plan to do the show but would also love to do many other events. So stay tuned Philosophers, and enjoy!
 
On the Maybe You Like It Podcast, we take plays, films and more that have never been staged before, or are never likely to be staged again, and... talk about how we'd stage them! ​ Hosted by Jake Rich (@jakereesh) and Caleb Barron (@caleblebster), and with music from Youtube sensation Kavana Crossley, the Maybe You Like It team are joined each episode by incredibley talented guests from a range of creative backgrounds to chat everything about our hypothetical production. And of course, we ha ...
 
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The Outer Twilight

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The Outer Twilight

Michael Sonnenberg & AJ Craig

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Hosts Mike Sonnenberg & AJ Craig discuss storytelling from a variety of angles on their entertaining podcast which blends their own creative ideas with their film, television and musical influences.Together they rewrite, sequelize or adapt well known films, talk about their latest media addictions, create brand new stories from their own imaginations, and play an improvised game or two!
 
A biweekly roundtable by the former editorial team of The Dissolve examining how classic films inspire and inform modern movies. Episodes take a deep dive into a classic film and its legacy in the first half, then compare and contrast that film with a modern successor in the second. Hosted and produced by Genevieve Koski, Keith Phipps, Tasha Robinson and Scott Tobias. Part of the Filmspotting family of podcasts.
 
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Unabridged

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Unabridged

Ashley, Jen, & Sara

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Unabridged is a bookish podcast hosted by three teachers. We release episodes every week, including a monthly Book Club episode and extra Teaching Tidbits episodes every other week. Join us for bookish fun at our website unabridgedpod.com, on social media @unabridgedpod, or via email at unabridgedpod@gmail.com.
 
Dedicated to chatting with the best dark culture creators in the horror industry. Whether its picking the brains of award-winning publishers, best selling authors, artists, screenwriters or exploring the minds of the most promising up and coming indie authors and filmmakers, you can be sure to find them all here.
 
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Unspooled

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Unspooled

Earwolf, Paul Scheer & Amy Nicholson

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Listen up, film fans! Actor & comedian Paul Scheer and film critic Amy Nicholson want your advice as they make the ultimate list of the greatest movies of all time. In Season 1, they watched every one of the AFI’s Top 100 films...and decided they could kick off half. Now, they're filling in the gaps by investigating wildly diverse areas of film through miniseries on topics like horror movies, documentaries and romantic comedies, with help from listeners' picks. Along the way, they’ll dissect ...
 
You've re-read this book a thousand times. You've memorized every panel of this graphic novel. You know every line and lyric from this anime, TV series, or musical. Only one question remains: What would happen if it was made into a movie? Skye Thorleifson presents 'Adaptational', a discussion of every facet of the adaptation process. Each episode introduces a new story that has yet to be made into a film, and asks: What if it was given a chance on the big screen? Could it be adapted to film? ...
 
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Film Noir Foundation

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NOIR TALK is a podcast devoted to discussing the Film Noir Foundation. It is the foundation’s mission to find and preserve noir films in danger of deterioration, damage or loss, and to ensure that high quality prints of these classic films remain in circulation for theatrical exhibition to future generations. The views and opinions of guests do not necessarily reflect those of the Film Noir Foundation, or its directors and advisors.
 
Comedy and edutainment podcast discussing and breaking down a Top 10ish List every week in real time, including: Highest grossing films ever, worst U.S. presidents, deadliest animals, best-selling video games, most visited websites, deadliest cults, and much more. Plus: fun facts, trivia, hot takes, and hot dogs. 150+ episodes and counting, with new episodes every Wednesday!
 
Not just book chat! The Literary Life Podcast is an ongoing conversation about the skill and art of reading well and the lost intellectual tradition needed to fully enter into the great works of literature. Experienced teachers Angelina Stanford and Thomas Banks (of www.HouseOfHumaneLetters.com) join lifelong reader Cindy Rollins (of www.MorningtimeForMoms.com) for slow reads of classic literature, conversations with book lovers, and an ever-unfolding discussion of how Stories Will Save the ...
 
How do we understand the places we visit (and even the places we’ve never been)? As a shorthand, we use agreed-upon touchstones - famous places, famous people famous foods, and, of course, dreams. Dreamed-up people and dreamed-up places and dreamed-up things. This podcast looks at a culture's icons - real and imagined - to see what they say about the culture itself, as well as the outsiders who've elevated those icons above all others.
 
Truth & Movies has all your film needs covered, reviewing the latest releases big and small, keeping you across important industry news, and reassessing great films from days gone by with the Truth & Movies Film Club. All brought to you by the people behind Little White Lies, the world's most beautiful film magazine. email: truthandmovies@tcolondon.comtwitter: @LWLieswww.lwlies.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Obscure Chatter

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Terri Doty and Stephen Hoff

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That Anime Show creator Terri Doty is back with Obscure Chatter! It’s a show made with the movie-lover within all of us in mind! She’s minimizing the inevitable groans associated with personal film bias. In the style of normal audio commentary tracks, Terri edits out mentions of key factors while talking about a plethora of topics during a film’s run time. You don’t want to miss out!
 
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After The Ending

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After The Ending

Mike Spring & Phil Edwards

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We look at what happened to the characters in your favorite movies after they end. If this was the real world, what would happen to that girl who survived the summer camp slasher massacre? Who's going to believe the guy who traveled through time? Were the members of The Breakfast Club still friends on Monday morning? These are the questions we're going to answer! And on top of that, every episode includes a fun mini-feature, and we revisit our picks for the top films of a particular year or ...
 
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In our third week discussing The Frog Prince, Drew and Cassie are looking at Water Song by Suzanne Weyn, the 10th book in the Once Upon A Time YA series from the early 2000s. This book sets the story during World War I and follows Emma, a British socialite who has found herself isolated in her family's mansion along the warfront in Belgium. A soldi…
 
Mansfield Park - 1999 - Staring Frances O'Connor and Johnny Lee Miller What happens to Mansfield Park if Fanny Price was more like Jane Austen? This adaptation of Mansfield Park is far from a true adaptation. In the title sequence it says that the film was inspired by Mansfield Park and Jane Austen's journals. This leads to an interesting combinati…
 
Welcome to DEATH BY ADAPTATION, a bi-weekly book club where we choose one classic book and compare and contrast it against its cinematic adaptations. In this episode, we discuss the controversial 1998 Irvine Welsh dark comedy FILTH, and the 2013 James McAvoy-starring adaptation. We talk about Scotland in popular imagery, the intricacies of its disg…
 
On this episode we're joined by the delightful Coni Warren of the Stephen King Project to draft Horror Film Adaptations! We had an absolute blast and we hope you do too! Music in this episode is You Are A Monster by Monroeville Music Center and is being used under a CC BY Creative Commons License. It was accessed from freemusicarchive.org. Follow u…
 
In this episode, Jen and Sara discuss 2006's adaptation of Lauren Weisberger's The Devil Wears Prada (Libro.fm | Bookshop.org). They discuss this beloved movie--what they liked, what they didn't, and their overall feelings about the adaptation. Check it out and let us know what you think! Visit the Unabridged website for and links to the books ment…
 
Our Literary Life podcast hosts are back this week, along with Atlee Northmore, to wrap up their discussion of The Enchanted April with some thoughts on the various film adaptations of this enchanting book. After expanding on their commonplace quotes, Angelina, Cindy, Thomas and Atlee start the film talk with the “dreadful” 1935 RKO version. Then t…
 
Christian and Cole discuss the 2002 Spike Jonze film "Adaptation" along with a few other Nicolas Cage films. They also touch on the career of Spike Jonze and his awesome (but short) feature film resume. But the most important part of the episode is when the Film Bros show up for their hot take on Adaptation. Tune in and enjoy! And thanks for listen…
 
EPISODE 171 | * NOTE: Even if you have never read a Stephen King book, you can still enjoy this episode! * The Shawshank Redemption. The Shining. The Green Mile. There have been literally over 100 film/TV adaptations of novelist Stephen King's work. But which film adaptations have been the most successful? On this episode, Nick is joined by guest s…
 
Mansfield Park - 2007 - Staring Billie Piper and Hayley Atwell This 2007 adaptation might ring truer to the books for some, while still falling flat for others. Only inspired by the novel - unlike the 1999 version - this is a true adaptation of Mansfield Park. But does it hold up? Does it do the novel justice? Elle and Catrina are at odds about thi…
 
This week on Truth & Movies we're broadcasting from Cannes with reports on Michel Hazanavicius' Final Cut, a remake of modern cult classic One Cut of the Dead. There's also a first look at Scarlet, the new film from Pietro Marcello, the director of Martin Eden. Back home in the UK, Terence Davies' Benediction is out in cinemas and we share our thou…
 
Welcome back QQTs! 👑 It is Chapter 23 where we discuss Alyssa and Molly's newest obsession, Imani Erriu! The debut author of Heavenly Bodies, an encapsulating tale of romance, heart break, enemies to lovers, and so much more! No topics are off limits, her writing process, what to expect next, zodiac signs, tattoos, and so much more! If you haven't …
 
Do you need a recommendation for a historical fiction book? Listen to this episode to hear recommendations from Sara, Jen, and Ashley. We feature Ruta Sepetys’s The Fountains of Silence, Sarah Winman’s Still Life, and Kim Fay’s Love & Saffron, and we discuss what we loved about these picks. Visit the Unabridged website for our full show notes and l…
 
EPISODE 174 | On this episode, Nick welcomes back guest sidekick host, Brad Choma from the Doomsday podcast, to put his Canadian pride to the test. Brad is forced to guess the Top 10 Largest Cities in Canada, ranked by total metropolitan population as of 2021. PLUS... the history of every city on the list, how each city was named, fun facts and tri…
 
John and Craig discuss the mechanics of getting characters in and out of scenes. They cover why writers might show a character’s entrance or exit, both what it accomplishes for the story and the expectations it sets up for the audience. We get an update from ‘Please Convince Me to Drop Out of Film School’ and answer listener questions on mortifying…
 
Grahame. Angelina, Thomas and Cindy set out to introduce this book in its historical and literary context, as well as address a few of the challenges people may have on their first reading of The Wind in the Willows. They also discuss some other pertinent topics such as Edwardian cultural concerns, the form of this novel, the rebirth images in the …
 
Unlike so much of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the newest Doctor Strange entry carries the unmistakable stamp of its director, Sam Raimi, so we’re preparing to enter the Multiverse of Madness next week with a film that’s an undiluted hit of Raimi: the third entry in the Evil Dead trilogy, 1993’s ARMY OF DARKNESS. We’re joined by our longtime frie…
 
It's Morbin' time! Chris and Hayden discuss the latest entry in the MCO with Doctor Strange. Is it a horror movie or just a disspointing excursion into the multiverse? Music Licensing [Intro Music] Neon Laser Horizon by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7015-neon-laser-horizonLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license [Ou…
 
In this weeks episode, our hosts discus various video game adaptations into movies and television shows. They also discuss what games they think would make great movies, and vice versa. This weeks 6 degrees is Angelina Jolie vs Milla Jovovich Video versions of this podcast, as well as the live recording is available on our YouTube channel, @ReadyVi…
 
Contributor(s): | The Liberian dollar is the nation’s official currency. So, why do so many Liberians use US dollars for everyday transactions?A dual currency system has existed in Liberia since the late 1800s. Professor Leigh Gardner from the Department of Economic History at LSE has examined the government’s struggle to re-assert the Liberian dol…
 
Join Mike and Dustin on a new episode of the podcast where they discuss one of the saddest films of all-time, the 1988 World War II animated film from writer/director, Isao Takahata. Music: "Setsuko and Seita" & "Two People" (Michio Mamiya) Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube, and all good podcatchers. C…
 
On this issue, the Geeky Brummie return to watch some trailers in trailer talk, we pick some cinema releases, streaming and games and judge them purely based on the trailer! Timestamps: 00:00:00 Intro 00:07:51 The Pull List with Keith Bloomfield (Twig / Once & Future / One Star Squadron / 8 Billion Genies / X-Men #11) 00:10:25 Trailer Talk Part 1 0…
 
This week, we were joined by our friend Iiris (also known as @hobbithottakes on TikTok) as the Fellowship stops in Lothlorien for a little break. In this episode, we cover “Lothlorien” and go all the way through “Farewell to Lorien.” In the extended edition, this is starting at about 2 hours and 28 minutes in until 2 hours and 53 minutes into Fello…
 
We're offering a rare sneak peek into 10ish Pod+ with this 5-minute snippet from our latest bonus episode: the Top 10 Largest Objects in our Solar System. ALSO DISCUSSED: Humans colonizing other planets Intelligent life on other planets How long is a day and a year on other planets? Dr. Buster's ass Much more! Listen to this episode in its entirety…
 
This week on Truth & Movies our host Leila Latif is joined by Katie Goh and Little White Lies' own Adam Woodward for the second trip into the multiverse in as many weeks with Everything Everywhere All At Once. We also get sucked into Gaspar Noe's latest Vortex and revisit French extremity favourite In My Skin. Truth & Movies is the podcast from the…
 
Paul & Amy burrow into 2005’s Aardman claymation caper Wallace and Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit! They describe the painstaking work that went into every frame of this film, investigate the connection between the Were-Rabbit and Hammer horror films, and discover whether a rabbit has ever killed a person. Plus: hope you’re not feta-up with ch…
 
Contributor(s): | LSE Professor Emily Jackson’s research into egg freezing has led to a change in UK law, giving women more freedom over when to start a family and taking away the pressure that their eggs may have to be destroyed. Find out more about this research in #LSEResearchForTheWorld: https://www.lse.ac.uk/research/resear...…
 
Contributor(s): | Far from their widespread reputation, social housing estates are home to more resilient communities than reported in the media, and social landlords go far beyond simply providing "bricks and mortar".When the government, under austerity budgets from 2010, cut funding for social landlords and for multiple neighbourhood services, th…
 
Welcome back and happy May, QQTs! 👑 It is Chapter 22 and we're discussing the second part of one of our most popular episodes, fan theories for Crescent City: House of Sky a Breath! Continuing the review of the wildest release of this decade, and dissecting MORE theories. Molly did an ACOSF reread and we discuss all the theories we have found on th…
 
In this Unabridged Episode, Sara discusses an add-on for Google Slides. She talks about Creator Studio, an add on that allows you to convert any Google Slide Show to an animated GIF for video slideshow. Visit the Unabridged website for our full show notes and links to the books mentioned in the episode. Interested in what else we're reading? Check …
 
EPISODE 173 | Pork. Beef. Blob Fish? What animals can humans just not get enough of in their bellies? On this episode, Dr. Buster returns as sidekick host to guess the Top 10 Most Consumed Animal Meats Worldwide, ranked globally by their average annual production. PLUS... the history of humans eating animals, the most environmentally-friendly anima…
 
There are some games that you may have never guessed were based on a book! That’s why this week we take a look at some of those titles and the books they are based on. Also, Facebook, ahem, Meta is dropping 4 new VR headsets by 2024, you will soon be able to feel sensations in your mouth… in VR, WWE is making a legit RPG and much, much more!Faceboo…
 
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