The Movie or the Book?

Most people know that some of the finest films of all time The Godfather, Jaws, Apocalypse Now were adapted from literary works. There's also a common conception that the book, in most cases, trumps the movie. Don't worry, though; the In Reel Deep team is here to tell you that's simply not true.

Andrew and Steve examine some of their favorite literary adaptations and share why they just work better onscreen; they also wonder if television, not the cinema, is now the best place to bring your massive tome to life.

Theme music for this podcast is a sample of “The Outer Banks of Love” by Bruce H. McCosar, provided through Creative Commons. Don’t forget to subscribe to the In Reel Deep Podcast on iTunes!