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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 get ready for spoilers because This Film is Lit.

This Film is Lit Bryan and Katie

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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 get ready for spoilers because This Film is Lit.

    Jumanji

    Jumanji

    An Adventure For Those Who Seek To Find A Way To Leave Their World Behind, and that sounds pretty good right about now. It’s Jumanji, and This Film is Lit.


    Let Me Sum Up
    Was That in the Book?
    Better in the Book
    Better in the Movie
    The Movie Nailed It
    Odds and Ends
    Final Verdict


    Our next movie is Little Women

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Prequel to Jumaji - Fried Green Tomatoes Reaction, Chris Van Allsburg, Jumanji Preview

    Prequel to Jumaji - Fried Green Tomatoes Reaction, Chris Van Allsburg, Jumanji Preview

    Patron Shoutouts
    Fried Green Tomatoes Fan Polls
    Learning with TFIL: Chris Van Allsburg
    Jumanji Preview

    • 33 min
    Fried Green Tomatoes

    Fried Green Tomatoes

    Just two gals being pals during the Great Depression. It’s **Fried Green Tomatoes**, and **This Film is Lit**.

    • 1 hr 52 min
    Prequel to Fried Green Tomatoes - The Shining Fan Reaction, Frame Stories, Fried Green Tomatoes Preview

    Prequel to Fried Green Tomatoes - The Shining Fan Reaction, Frame Stories, Fried Green Tomatoes Preview

    Patron Shoutouts
    The Shining Fan Polls
    Learning with TFIL: Frame Stories
    Fried Green Tomatoes Preview

    • 41 min
    The Shining

    The Shining

    One of greatest horror films ever made, from one of the greatest horror authors of all time... It’s The Shining, 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 Fried Green Tomatoes

    • 1 hr 56 min
    Prequel to The Shining - Learning about Stanley Kubrick

    Prequel to The Shining - Learning about Stanley Kubrick

    Patron Shoutouts
    The Clique Fan Polls
    Learning with TFIL: Stanley Kubrick
    The Shining Preview

    • 47 min

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6 Ratings

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Highly recommended

Informative and insightful discussion of film and those books/stories on which they're based upon. Highly recommended for those keen to gain a greater appreciation of the adaptation process between book and film.

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