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Are you the sort of person who likes to read the book before you see the movie? So are Luke and James—a writer and filmmaker respectively who bring their backgrounds studying stories to the table for in-depth discussions of the adaptations of the past and present. If you love delving into the craft behind the art you love, then Ink to Film is for you.
 
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 ...
 
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Michael Ende’s famous novel explores the nature of storytelling and the value of reading books all while wrapped up in a meta-exploration of a surrealist fantasy adventure written for children. This book goes way beyond where Wolfgang Peterson’s iconic adaptation, exploring what it means to literally lose yourself in a story. In episode 191, Luke &…
 
A tale as old as time, and one of Katie's favorite movies. It’s Beauty and the Beast, and This Film is Lit. Let Me Sum Up Guess Who? Was That in the Book? Lost in Adaptation Better in the Book Better in the Movie The Movie Nailed It Odds and Ends Final Verdict Our next movie is The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1!…
 
Is George Roy Hill’s adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s most famous novel a lesser-known gem released before its time? Or does it struggle to truly rise above? In episode 190, Luke & James discuss which viewers the movie might appeal to most, the wizardry of film-editing before CGI, the extremely high level of difficulty in adapting such strange materia…
 
- Patron Shoutouts - Catching Fire Fan Reaction - Learning with TFIL: Beauty and the Beast, Stockholm Syndrome, and Why You’re Probably Wrong About It: Dispelling a Rampant Myth that Makes Katie Go Absolutely Feral - Beauty and the Beast PreviewDoor Bryan and Katie
 
Kurt Vonnegut’s enduring anti-war novel rocketed him into fame by coming to American readers when attitudes were ripe for the sort of novel he wanted to write, one that fictionalizes his experiences as a POW in World War II and the trauma of surviving the bombing of Dresden. In episode 189, Luke & James revel in the unique style of a master, try to…
 
The revolution will not be televised. The revolution will be no re-run, brothers. The revolution will be live. It’s Catching Fire, and This Film is Lit. Let Me Sum Up Better in the Book Better in the Movie The Movie Nailed It Odds and Ends Katie Predicts The Hunger Games Trilogy Final Verdict Our next movie is Beauty and the Beast!…
 
In this former Patreon-exclusive episode, Luke & James discuss all of season 1 of HBO's WATCHMEN television series. Topics include Regina King's remarkable performance, Damon Lindelof's oeuvre & affinity for mystery boxes, and finally the possible meanings intended by the show's ending. Become a Patron for hours of more exclusive content like this:…
 
From the horrific tragedy that marred production to the up and down quality of each segment in this anthology-style 80s film, this former Patreon-exclusive episode gave Luke & James plenty to discuss! The film features four different directors: John Landis, Steven Spielberg, Joe Dante, and George Miller. Become a Patron for hours of more exclusive …
 
Here it was. The Episode. The Episode, which he had been excited to do. The Episode about his favorite childhood book. The book that he read as a child. The Hatchet Episode. It’s Hatchet, and This Film is Lit. Let Me Sum Up Was That in the Book? Lost in Adaptation Better in the Book Better in the Movie The Movie Nailed It Odds and Ends Final Verdic…
 
Now that the guys have seen Mike Flanagan’s entire vision, does it change their view of the show as an adaptation? In a word, yes, but also not completely. In episode 188, Luke & James geek out about "oners," get floored by a particular jump scare, and have their minds blown in the Red Room. They finish out the project with a final vote on which wa…
 
Mike Flanagan has made a name for himself as an adapter of famous works of horror, including several Stephen King projects, but it is his 2018 Netflix series adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s famous novel that may be his most notable outing yet. In episode 187, Luke & James don't always agree as they discuss how the vibe of the show differs from the …
 
Shirley Jackson is one of the most beloved horror writers of all time, and for good reason. In episode 186, Luke & James discuss what makes "The Haunting of Hill House" into one of, if not THE, greatest haunted house story of all time. Shirley Jackson’s masterful prose, her tragic death, and her monumental legacy are all on the table. And join them…
 
A tale of fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles … and a revisit to our very first episode and one of our favorite films. If that doesn’t sound too bad, try to stay awake. It’s ***The Princess Bride***, and **This Film is Lit**. - Let Me Sum Up - Better in the Book - Better in the Movie - The Mov…
 
Take a ride into cinema history with Sidney Lumet’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s famous train murder-mystery. In episode 185, Luke & James discuss a star-studded cast (Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Anthony Perkins, and many more), an iconic filmmaker in his prime, and a story about Albert Finney’s makeup regimen that…
 
Agatha Christie is the single most best selling fiction author of all time, with 2.3 BILLION copies of her work sold. What makes her work such a sensation with a legion of devoted readers and more still discovering her today? In episode 184, Luke & James discuss the life of the Queen of Mystery herself, delve into her real-life disappearance, and w…
 
Joel and Ethan Coen won 4 Oscars for their acclaimed adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel of the same name starring Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson, and Tommy Lee Jones. In episode 183, Luke & James discuss all the ways the material aligned with the Coen Brothers’ artistic vision, the indelible scenes filled with sights and sounds that…
 
Is everybody at the party? Is everybody’s president at the party? It’s ***Radio Free Albemuth***, and **This Film is Lit**. - Let Me Sum Up - Guess Who? - Was That in the Book? - Lost in Adaptation - Better in the Book - Better in the Movie - The Movie Nailed It - Odds and Ends - Final Verdict Our next movie is **The Princess Bride Revisited**…
 
Cormac McCarthy is widely considered one of the greatest living writers, famous for his sparse yet vivid prose stripped of almost all punctuation. In episode 182, Luke & James discuss the life of the reclusive author, the power of the language, the bleakness of its themes, and grapple with what message to ultimately take away from this post-western…
 
The hosts of the “Positively Pop Culture” podcast (authors K. W. Taylor & Carrie Gessner) join to discuss the second half of Netflix’s hit new show, "Shadow and Bone." In episode 181, Luke, James, K. W., and Carrie enter the Grishaverse together to explore the series as its first season comes to a close. They finish by casting their votes on which …
 
Eric Heisserer’s adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse series gets off to a memorable start, making some smart changes and bringing in characters from later books to round out the world. In episode 180, Luke & James calm down, hug the goat, and discuss the first four episodes of Netflix’s latest hit series starring Jessie Mei Li, Ben Barnes, Fr…
 
Leigh Bardugo’s debut marked her first entry in the bestselling Grisha Trilogy that launched a franchise about to soar to unknown heights with the release of the upcoming Netflix series adaptation of the same name. In episode 179, join Luke & James as they learn about the Small Science, the Sun Summoner, the Darkling, all the while delving into the…
 
Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is a foundational piece of American Literature whose influence is still being felt well over two centuries later as it continues to inspire adaptations. One standout came in 1999, when Tim Burton’s Johnny Depp-led film took the tale in a new direction, changing major elements of the story. In episod…
 
Douglas Adams’s iconic novel was posthumously adapted to the screen by Garth Jennings and features a star-studded cast (Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Zooey Deschanel, Sam Rockwell, Alan Rickman, Stephen Fry, etc.), but does it do the novel justice? In episode 177, Luke & James are joined by Tyler Clawson of the Between Lewis & Lovecraft podcast to talk …
 
Every neighborhood has a dark secret if you’re willing to dig deep enough. Luckily Kevin Bacon has a shovel and a marriage to destroy. It’s ***Stir of Echoes***, and **This Film is Lit**. - Let Me Sum Up - Guess Who? - Was That in the Book? - Lost in Adaptation - Better in the Book - Better in the Movie - The Movie Nailed It - Odds and Ends - Final…
 
Douglas Adams is a legend in Science Fiction for good reason, and his radio comedy turned novel is where it all took off. In episode 176, Luke & James discuss the absurdity linking cosmic horror to cosmic humor, the ineffable meaning of life, and the unforgettable genius of Adams’s dry British wit. Join them next week for the film adaptation by Gar…
 
Is the biopic about Tolkien’s life worth seeing or does it fail to do the fantasy-icon justice? Luke & James discuss where it shined and where it stumbled in this former Patreon-exclusive episode. Become a Patron to access more content like this: www.patreon.com/inktofilmShop in the NEW Ink to Film Bookstore! Ink to Film's Twitter, Facebook, Instag…
 
We return to the land of Fantasia as a new threat endangers the magical realm. It’s ***The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter***, and **This Film is Lit**. - Let Me Sum Up - Guess Who? - Was That in the Book? - Lost in Adaptation - Better in the Book - Better in the Movie - The Movie Nailed It - Odds and Ends - Final Verdict Our next movie is *…
 
David Fincher crafted an ultra-popular adaptation with a screenplay penned by the author herself, Gillian Flynn, but were there important things lost in the process? In episode 175, special guest Rebecca Drake (ONLY EVER YOU, JUST BETWEEN US) joins Luke & James to talk Ben Afleck's and Rosamund Pike’s performances, improved scenes, adaptation casua…
 
Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel features an iconic pair of characters that will make you doubt love itself. In episode 174, Luke & James talk master-level craft, unreliable narrators, controversial women characters, and the latent power of True Crime fans. Join them next week for the 2014 film adaptation by David Fincher starring Ben Affleck and …
 
Journey with us to a magical land of brave warriors, epic quests, and 80’s nostalgia. It’s ***The Neverending Story***, and **This Film is Lit**. - Let Me Sum Up - Guess Who? - Was That in the Book? - Lost in Adaptation - Better in the Book - Better in the Movie - The Movie Nailed It - Odds and Ends - Final Verdict Our next movie is **The Neverendi…
 
Edgar Wright brings his brand of fast-paced and kinetic filmmaking to his adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s comics, but does his version ultimately outshine the original series? In episode 173, Luke & James talk Manic Pixies, a cast for the ages (Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, Brie Larson, and so m…
 
Bryan Lee O’ Malley’s breakout comic series stars a slacker/loser protagonist for the ages who simultaneously bumbles through life and takes part in an epic genre-bending, form-blending, 4th-wall-breaking hero’s journey. In episode 172, Luke & James discuss the intersection of problematic tropes, endearing art, and legitimate life-lessons that evol…
 
How do you expect to communicate with the ocean, when you can’t even understand one another? It’s ***Solaris***, and **This Film is Lit**. - Let Me Sum Up - Guess Who? - Was That in the Book? - Lost in Adaptation - Better in the Book - Better in the Movie - The Movie Nailed It - Odds and Ends - Final Verdict Our next movie is **The Neverending Stor…
 
This Josh Boone led CBS adaptation began with promise, but it ends in disappointment. Where did they go wrong along the way? Is there good to be found? In episode 171, Luke & James discuss the final episodes of Hollywood’s latest Stephen King adaptation, including an episode written by the man himself that adds *LIGHT SPOILER-WARNING* an all new sh…
 
“The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.” -Stephen King. In episode 170, Luke & James discuss the final 3rd of this epic novel, and compare it to the other books by King they’ve read. Each of the remaining main characters are revisited: Stuart Redman, Frannie Goldsmith, Larry Underwood,…
 
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