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Book Vs Movie Podcast Episodes

  • Book Vs Movie “Chicago” (2002)
    Book Vs. Movie “Musicals in March” The 1926 Play Chicago Vs the 2000 Filmed AdaptationOur second pick this month for “Musicals in March” is Chicago which has a rich history in two important cities–Chicago and New York City. The original play was base…
  • Book Vs Movie “Oklahoma!” (1955)
    Book Vs. Movie – The 1931 Play Green Grow the Lilacs Vs the 1955 Musical Oklahoma!
  • Book Vs Movie “Something the Lord Made” (2004)
    Book Vs. Movie Something the Lord MadeThe 1989 Washingtonian Article Vs the 2004 HBO Movie The Margos learn part of the history of heart surgery starting with Katie McCabe’s 1989 article Like Something the Lord Made from Washingtonian magazine which fe…
  • Book Vs Movie “Devil in a Blue Dress” (1995)
    Book Vs. Movie Devil in a Blue DressWalter Mosely’s 1990 Novel Vs the 1995 Denzel Washington FilmIn continuation of African American History Month, the Margos are taking on an old-fashioned mystery with Devil in a Blue Dress, which started as a novel b…
  • Book Vs Movie “The Butler” (2013)
    Book Vs. Movie The ButlerThe 2008 Washington Post Article Vs the 2013 Lee Daniels FilmThe Margos go into the history of Eugene Allen, a waiter, and butler who worked for the White House for 34 years before retiring in 1986. Allen severed for several Pr…
  • “Passing” (2021) Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga
    Book Vs. Movie Passing, Nella Larsen’s 1929 Novella Vs the 2021 Rebecca Hall Film.
  • “Sabrina” (1954 & 1995)
    Book Vs. Movie Sabrina Fair The 1953 Play Vs the 1954 & 1995 Movie Adaptations (Sabrina)  The Margos are feeling romance a little early this year so we are diving into the play Sabrina Fair which was the basis for two Sabrina movies. Written by Samuel…
  • Book Vs Movie “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” (2016) Taika Waititi & Sam Neill
    Book Vs. Movie Hunt for the Wilderpeople Barry Crump’s 1986 Novella Vs the Taika Waititi 2016 Film The Margos search for their inner Kiwi in this examination of one of the most creators from New Zealand–writer Barry Crump and filmmaker Taika Waititi….
  • Book Vs Movie “The Lost Daughter” (2021) Olivia Colman & Dakota Johnson
    Book Vs. Movie The Lost Daughter The 2008 Novel by Elena Ferrante Vs the 2021 Maggie Gyllenhaal Directorial & Screenplay Debut The Margos are up for a psychological drama and wow–does The Lost Daughter deliver! The movie is the writing & directing de…
  • Book Vs Movie: “Apocalypse Now” (1979) Francis Ford Coppola
    Book Vs. Movie: Heart of Darkness & Apocalypse Now The Joseph Conrad Classic Novel Vs the Francis Ford Coppola Classic Film The Margos are going to talk about the multiple “horrors” of the 1899 Joseph Conrad novel Heart of Darkness and the 1979 Apocal…