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Book Vs Movie Podcast

Book Vs. Movie is the podcast that asks the questions "Which was better...the book or the movie?" Spoiler Alert! We give away the main details, uncover the plot points, discuss casting choices and shower with praise (or pummel with snark) as we see fit. Hosts are Margo P. (She's Nacho Mama's Blog) and Margo D. (Creator of Brooklyn Fit Chick.com) and we are not afraid to tell it like it is!
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Apr 26, 2017

Book Vs. Movie Podcast

"The Silence of the Lambs"

 

In honor of the recent passing of Jonathan Demme, we are replaying this episode of Book Vs. Movie. 

 

In this episode of Book vs Movie the Margos talk about the Thomas Harris classic horror novel and the Oscar winning film by Jonathan Demme and Ted Tally

We discuss the differences between the book & movie of "The Silence of the Lambs" and what we liked (and didn't like.)

Highlights include:

The female characters featured in both and how they differ in the adaptation

How scared each Margo was while reading and watching them

On-set tidbits, news and gossip

How transgender people are treated in both

Women in peril themes

The awesomeness of Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster 

 

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Twitter @bookversusmovie www.bookversusmovie.com

Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

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Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

Apr 24, 2017

Book Vs. Movie Podcast

"Feud: Bette & Joan"

Ep 8 "You Mean All of This Time We Could Have Been Friends?"

 

The Margos are picking up the pieces of their shattered hearts as they recap the last episode of the AMAZING FX series Feud: Bette & Joan. In this final special addition episode they discuss:

  • Joan & Bette's lonely lives
  • The return (albeit briefly) of Mamacita
  • The incredible performance by Dominic Burgess
  • The fate of two workaholic women in Hollywood
  • How many Emmys the show deserves
  • Joan's teeth!

Clips:

Bette Davis & Bryan Gumble

Joan Crawford BBC-TV

The Doors "The End"

War "Why Can't We Be Friends"

Book Vs. Movie podcast https://www.facebook.com/bookversusmovie/

Twitter @bookversusmovie www.bookversusmovie.com

Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/brooklynfitchik/book-vs-movie-podcast/

Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

 

 

Apr 17, 2017

Book Vs. Movie Podcast

"Feud: Bette & Joan" Recap

Ep 7 "Abandoned!"

The Margos are back to recap episode seven of the amazing FX show "Feud: Better & Joan" and wow--A LOT happens in this hour. In this podcast they discuss:

  • Joan's raging behavior
  • Mamacita's last stand
  • BD getting married at 16 (!)
  • The return of Victor Buono (Dominic Burgess)
  • The return of Cathys on the Couch
  • Bob Aldridge taking charge

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Twitter @bookversusmovie www.bookversusmovie.com

Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/brooklynfitchik/book-vs-movie-podcast/

Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

Apr 14, 2017

 

Book Vs. Movie Podcast

"Mildred Pierce"

The HM Cain Hard-Boiled Classic Novel to Slightly Gritty 1945 Classic Film

The Margos put on some extra shoulder pads and finish out their Joan Crawford movie streak with the 1945 classic film noir Mildred Pierce which is based on 1941 novel by JM Cain.  In this pot boiler of an ep they discuss

  • Joan Crawford's amazing performance
  • The handsy-ness of the male characters
  • Differences between the book and movie (Thank Hays Code!)
  • The awfulness of Veda
  • The sexiness of the 2011 Mini Series starring Kate Winslet and Guy Pearce
  • Ann Blyth and her amazing voice
  • The sad fate of Butterfly McQueen

Audio Clips:

Official Trailer for Mildred Pierce

"Mildred Pierce" by Sonic Youth

Joan Crawford & Jack Carson

Joan Crawford & Ann Blyth

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Twitter @bookversusmovie www.bookversusmovie.com

Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/brooklynfitchik/book-vs-movie-podcast/

Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

Apr 10, 2017

Book Vs. Movie 

Feud: Bette & Joan Recap

Episode 6 "Hagsploitation"

 

The Margos are back to recapping the latest episode of "Feud: Bette & Joan" with the focus on the wave of older ladies being exploited in horror films kin 1963/64. In this ep they discuss:

  • The term "Hagsploitation" and why it became vogue in 1963/1964
  • Joan Crawford's "stag" film woes
  • The too brief appearance of Victor Buono (Dominic Burgess)
  • Harriet Aldridge's big escape
  • The awful Hal LeSeur
  • Bette getting more confident
  • Hedda Hoppers last big scoop
  • Mamacita getting abused badly by Joan
  • Bob Aldridge finds his balls once again

Book Vs. Movie podcast https://www.facebook.com/bookversusmovie/

Twitter @bookversusmovie www.bookversusmovie.com

Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/brooklynfitchik/book-vs-movie-podcast/

Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

Apr 8, 2017

Book Vs Movie Podcast "Casino"

The 1995 Book & Film Written by Nichols Pileggi

 

RIP Don Rickles!

May 8, 1926 - April 6, 2017

 

The Margos set their sights on 1970s Las Vegas and talk about the book "Casino" which led to the infamous 1995 movie. IN this episode we discuss:

  • The name changes between book and movie (and why they were made)
  • The incredible wardrobe featured in the film
  • The differences between Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal and Sam "Ace" Rothstein
  • The mafia in the 1970s
  • The awesomeness of Martin Scorsese's mother
  • Our favorite songs on the soundtrack
  • The amazing performances of Alan King and Don Rickles!

Book Vs. Movie podcast https://www.facebook.com/bookversusmovie/

Twitter @bookversusmovie www.bookversusmovie.com

Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/brooklynfitchik/book-vs-movie-podcast/

Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

Apr 3, 2017

 

Book Vs. Movie Podcast

Feud: Bette & Joan

Episode 5 "And the Winner Is..."

The Margos recap their thoughts about the uber sad episode 5 which shows how Joan enacted her revenge against her Oscar snub. In this ep they discuss:

  • The amazing co-stars who are playing real people who had tons of charisma
  • The awesome level of revenge Joan brought against Hollywood
  • THAT tracking shot with Joan & David Lean at the Academy Awards
  • The level of bling Joan brought to the event
  • The "Cathy from the couch" who really shined in this ep

 

Book Vs. Movie podcast https://www.facebook.com/bookversusmovie/

Twitter @bookversusmovie www.bookversusmovie.com

Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/brooklynfitchik/book-vs-movie-podcast/

Donate to our show at Patreon.com/bookversusmovie

Every $25 donation—we will cover your book/movie of your choosing!

 

Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com

Margo P. @ShesNachoMama www.shesnachomamasblog.com

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