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A podcast where we talk about books and their movie counterparts in order to answer the question of which is better: the book or the movie.

From Cover to Reel Alicia Maruri

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A podcast where we talk about books and their movie counterparts in order to answer the question of which is better: the book or the movie.

    Emma vs Clueless

    Emma vs Clueless

    DId you know Amy Heckerling's masterpiece "Clueless" was the first adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma?

    We discuss how well "Clueless" stacks up against Emma and which we like better the book or the movie.

    • 43 min
    Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

    Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

    Alicia compares the beloved children's picture book by Judi Barrett with it's 2009 Sony Pictures movie. How does it stack up?

    We also talk about changes to the podcast and ways for viewers to be more involved. Like following us on Instagram and answering our poll questions. And a new and better way to submit your picks for topics. And even asking you to be guests on the show!

    Listen in to find out how!

    • 13 min
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    ***There are SPOILERS for the whole series. So if you haven't read or seen all the books/movies and don't want the spoiled please listen at a later time.*** 

    In this episode we talk about the first book of one of the most loved childhood stories in existence, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's/Sorcerer's Stone. In it we discuss our first experiences with Harry Potter, what our listener's wished was different about the movie.

    ***And, again, there are SPOILERS for the whole series. So if you haven't read or seen all the books/movies and don't want the spoiled please listen at a later time.***

    • 56 min
    The Witches

    The Witches

    The Witches by Roald Dahl is a beloved tale that teaches us many great lessons, like don't judge a book by its cover and you'll be ok no matter what if you've got some one who loves you.

    But how does the 1990 movie starring Anjelica Huston and Rowan Atkinson hold up to the book? We find out in this episode of From Cover to Reel.

    We talk about characters, plot points, themes, and... Scrappy Doo?

    • 40 min
    Coraline

    Coraline

    Today we discuss Coraline. We discuss characters, themes, motifs, things we like changed and things we didn't. We also get into Hollywood's problem of watering down strong female characters.

    • 56 min
    Crazy Rich Asians

    Crazy Rich Asians

    How does the number one movie in America compare to it's source material? Alicia discusses with her husband the differences between the book and the movie and decides which she enjoyed more. We discuss mainly characters and plot in this episode.

    • 47 min

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