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Join comedian Maddy and writer/ director Briana for their book to film podcast, recorded all the way from middle-earth (aka Aotearoa, New Zealand). Each month we discuss how well, or not so well, a movie was made from the book it was based off, e.g. Twilight. If you love movies, books, and funny lesbians talking about movies and books, then this is the podcast for you.

Chapter One: Take Two Maddy & Briana

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Join comedian Maddy and writer/ director Briana for their book to film podcast, recorded all the way from middle-earth (aka Aotearoa, New Zealand). Each month we discuss how well, or not so well, a movie was made from the book it was based off, e.g. Twilight. If you love movies, books, and funny lesbians talking about movies and books, then this is the podcast for you.

    Ep 72 - The Hunger Games: The Ballad Of Songbirds & Snakes

    Ep 72 - The Hunger Games: The Ballad Of Songbirds & Snakes

    The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes is a 2023 American dystopian action film directed by Francis Lawrence from a screenplay by Michael Lesslie and Michael Arndt. Based on the 2020 novel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins, it serves as a prequel to The Hunger Games (2012), and is the fifth installment in The Hunger Games film series. The film stars Tom Blyth, Rachel Zegler, Peter Dinklage, Jason Schwartzman, Hunter Schafer, Josh Andrés Rivera, and Vio...

    • 52 min
    Ep 71 - Arrival

    Ep 71 - Arrival

    Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction drama film directed by Denis Villeneuve and adapted by Eric Heisserer, who conceived the project as a spec script based on the 1998 short story "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang. The film stars Amy Adams as Louise Banks, a linguist enlisted by the United States Army to discover how to communicate with extraterrestrials who have arrived on Earth, before tensions lead to war. Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Tzi Ma appear in supp...

    • 51 min
    Ep 70 - Lion

    Ep 70 - Lion

    Lion is a 2016 Australian biographical drama film directed by Garth Davis (in his feature directorial debut) from a screenplay by Luke Davies based on the 2013 non-fiction book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley. The film stars Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, and Nicole Kidman, as well as Abhishek Bharate, Divian Ladwa, Priyanka Bose, Deepti Naval, Tannishtha Chatterjee, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. It tells the true story of how Brierley, 25 years after being separated from his...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ep 69 - Where the Crawdads Sing

    Ep 69 - Where the Crawdads Sing

    Where the Crawdads Sing is a 2022 American mystery and drama film based on the 2018 novel of the same name by Delia Owens. It was directed by Olivia Newman from a screenplay by Lucy Alibar, and was produced by Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter. Daisy Edgar-Jones leads the cast featuring Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson, Michael Hyatt, Sterling Macer Jr., Jojo Regina, Garret Dillahunt, Ahna O'Reilly, and David Strathairn. The story follows an abandoned yet defiant girl, Kya, who raise...

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Ep 68 - Breaking Dawn Part 1 & 2

    Ep 68 - Breaking Dawn Part 1 & 2

    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (or simply Breaking Dawn – Part 2) is a 2012 American romantic fantasy film directed by Bill Condon from a screenplay by Melissa Rosenberg, based on the 2008 novel Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer. The sequel to The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (2011), it is the fifth installment in The Twilight Saga film series. The film stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner, reprising their roles as Bella Swan, Edward Cullen, and ...

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ep 67 - Eclipse

    Ep 67 - Eclipse

    The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, commonly referred to as Eclipse, is a 2010 American romantic fantasy film based on Stephenie Meyer's 2007 novel of the same name and the 2010 companion novella The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner. It is the third installment of The Twilight Saga film series, following 2008's Twilight and 2009's New Moon. Summit Entertainment greenlit the film in February 2009. Directed by David Slade, the film stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner, repri...

    • 1 hr 1 min

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