Nerds Assemble episode 66: from book to screen


This week: Fallout 4 rumours, Batkid and literary adaptations.

Emily, Paul and Peter Cooper (sorry, no Retroid or Cookie this week) discuss:

And we spend the final part of the show trying to get our heads round why so many adaptations of novels into films leave us in the cold. Is film a viable medium for lengthy adaptations? Why do books like the final novels for Harry Potter and Twilight get split-up and did The Hobbit really need to be turned into three films? And what about Ender’s Game and World War Z? All this and more is debated.

So, are you sitting comfortably?

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