The Frida Cinema

Orange County's Year-Round Film Festival

SCENE SELECTIONS Episode 18: Adaptations

“KTFC: Scene Selections” is a series of conversations between Anthony McKelroy, Miquela Davis, and a rotating cast of friends of The Frida Cinema. Tune in as we dissect shot compositions, overanalyze subtext, and wait for our coronavirus vaccines.

Anthony & Miquela welcome Frida blog writer Nicole Nguyen, in her first appearance on the show, to discuss film adaptations and their various source materials.

Adaptations

 

NICOLE

Zodiac (2007), Based on the 1986 non-fiction book of the same title by Robert Graysmith

Basement Scene:

ANTHONY

The Player (1992), Based on Michael Tolkin’s Novel

Opening shot:

Hustlers (2019), Based on New York magazine’s 2015 article “The Hustlers at Scores” by Jessica Pressler

Fur Coat:

The Bling Ring (2013), based on the 2010 Vanity Fair article “The Suspects Wore Louboutins” by Nancy Jo Sales

Break-In:

10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Based on the late-16th-century comedy “The Taming of the Shrew” by William Shakespeare

Kat’s Poem:

MIQUELA

Inherent Vice (2014), Based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Thomas Pynchon

Chick Planet:

SPECIAL FEATURES

NICOLE

“A Song Of Ice And Fire” series, George R.R. Martin

https://www.goodreads.com/series/43790-a-song-of-ice-and-fire

ANTHONY

The White Lotus, Mike White (HBO)

MIQUELA

https://nestflix.fun/