Episode 475: What If They Built a Dark Tower and Nobody Came?
On the Overthinking It Podcast, it’s Western week, as we tackle the disappointing adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series, starring Idris Elba, and celebrate the release of West of Loathing from our friends at Asymmetric.
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The Age Before Ultron: A Brief History of Super Hero Movies, Agony to Avengers
Before (or after!) you see Avengers: Age of Ultron, take a look back through X-Men, Spider-Man, and the history of superhero movies.
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How to Squeeze Stories from Stones — or, Why The Lego Movie was Good and Battleship was Bad
There’s a right way and a wrong way to turn toys into movies. I’m here to tell you what they are.
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Ninja Turtles 2014 in Context
How does the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie compare to other notable adaptations? Richard Rosenbaum gives you The Ugly, the Bad and the Good (in that order).
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Episode 305: Destroying Star Wars In Order To Save It
The Overthinkers tackle Star Wars: Episode VII and what makes a good sequel.
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Episode 279: Ender’s Game: I Can’t Open My Mouth without Condemning It, And Yet I Like It
The Overthinkers tackle the film adaptation of Ender’s Game.
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Episode 254: Gatsby… You Don’t Have to Put on The Green Light
The Overthinkers tackle Baz Luhrmann’s interpretation of The Great Gatsby and the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.
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The Mind is the Medium: Mental Illness in Pop Culture, Part 1
What we talk about when we talk about fictional characters with mental illness.
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Episode 226: Hugh Grant: Beyond Thunderdome
The Overthinkers tackle Cloud Atlas.
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Episode 204: The Notional Ryan Seacrest
The Overthinkers are joined by comedian Richard Sandling to discuss comedy, criticism, virality, and film adaptations of novels.
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