From Cover to Reel
By 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.
||CleanHarry 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 ...||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe 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 an...||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCoraline||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.||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCrazy 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.||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Little Prince||We compare this classic, beloved book of Antoine Saint Exupéry and the movie that continues the story. We mostly discuss the themes as the movie isn't a direct adaptation of the book. We also discuss how we feel about the Prince's character development||9/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society||The movie of this popular novel was just released on Netflix this month. How does it compare? Why did it make us start talking about Castaway? (Yes the Tom Hanks movie) In this episode we discuss the changes made in the movie and what we think of them .||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLittle Women||Listen as we discuss this 150 year old book and most of its film adaptations. We pick who played our favorite characters and talk about what we like and how we feel most films have missed the mark of capturing the magic of the wonderful March family. S.||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanElla Enchanted||Our first adaptation that I couldn't find a single person in my life who thinks the movie was a faithful representation of the book. Ella Enchanted is a wonderful book, and an ok movie on its own. But when comparing the movie to the book it is just sad.||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShrek||The classic and beloved picture book Shrek, by William Steig, was made into an Academy Award winning movie of the same name. So how did DreamWorks do at adapting this short children's book to a full length movie? Listen in as we discuss the characters,.||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz||This episode Alicia is joined by her mom, Helen, to discuss the L. Frank Baum classic and compare it to its 1939 movie counterpart, starring Judy Garland. We focus on scenes we wish made it into the movie, changes to our favorite characters, and the t.||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJurassic Park||Today we are joined by Lindsey Hannan to introduce this podcast and discuss Jurassic Park, it's sequel, The Lost World, and 4 of the 5 movies that these books have spawned. We discuss scenes we wish had made it to the movie, characters we actually like.||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|