Adaptations of other works are often difficult. Translating to film from a novel or a musical can be an arduous task. For this episode of our show, we look at film adaptations and what works versus what doesn't. When should filmmakers embellish and when should they remain faithful to the source material? Listen in and find out!

Here is a list of what we discuss on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast:

  • Our topic this week: Movie adaptations. What makes a film adaptation work, and what doesn't?
  • Upcoming releases: The Boy Next Door, Mortdecai, and Strange Magic
  • Spoiler-free review of Taken 3
  • The latest in Movie and TV News including: A live-action Ghost in the Shell, Ben Affleck and David Fincher remake Hitchcock, Escape From New York is getting a remake, and more
  • Listener feedback
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Time Segment
0 Opening | Movie and TV News
29:40 Justin's Upcoming Attractions
46:19 What's This Movie | Reviews | Scott's DVDs
1:09:07 From The Outside In Topic
1:43:46 Emails | Outtakes

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