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Episode 21 – 2015 Movies Part 2

Movies - 2015This episode is 2015 Movies Part 2; Liz and Heather talk about the remaining movies from September to December this year.

September

  • Very few great movies were/are scheduled in September.

October

  • Pan
  • Jem and the Holograms – SO disappointing that they are changing the story completely

November

  • The new James Bond movie (Specter)
  • The Peanuts Movie
  • The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2

December

  • STAR WARS: The Force Awakens – *squeeeeee*
  • Point Break – remake. Why?

Bitch of the Week – Why must we remake everything?? Jem? Point Break? Please stop.

 

Recap – the movies were awesome this year! Unless they weren’t.

Recommendations

  • Heather – Goggles4u.com – If you have your prescription, you can go online and order low-cost glasses where you can have multiple pairs of glasses laying around, if you are a bespectacled Nerdy Bitch like us.
  • Liz – Lego Jurassic World – This game is so much fun to play! I am playing through Steam, since they no longer make these games for the original Wii and I am not about to buy a new system. It is really geared towards kids, so they don’t really show anyone getting killed. It covers all four Jurassic Park movies and includes actual dialog from the movies.

Real Bitch of the Week – iPhone photographers – you are NOT a professional photographer. Just because you have a nice camera or a high quality phone camera does not mean you can replace the professional who WAS actually hired to shoot the wedding. Get out of the way. If you WANT to do it, learn to do it and do it! Just stop making life harder for those of us who have already done that.

Announcement: We DO now have our very own Nerdy Bitches store! Go check it out at zazzle.com/nerdybitchespodcast – Please note to see the good stuff, you MUST have the site’s content filter turned to OFF. Apparently, the word “bitches” is seen as “offensive” to some. This is also a good place to note that we have heard this and have created a mostly-appropriate line of Nerdy Bitches wear for infants and children that probably won’t get them thrown out of daycare. Mostly. Because who doesn’t want their baby wearing this?

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Episode 5 – Books to Movies

Books to Movies

Books to Movies

In Episode 5, the Bitches talk Books to Movies! We discuss our favorite book-to-movie conversions, and in some cases, movie-to-book!

Our biggest pet peeve is when our favorite book is destroyed when converted to the movie. We talk about some of our favorite books that went on to be fantastic movies:

 

  • Harry Potter (series)
  • Hunger Games (series)
  • Jurassic Park (just the first one)

…and some that were not as successful (Twilight, Beautiful Creatures, Lost World, etc.).  We even talk about a movie that launched a huge series of books – I’m talking to you, Star Wars!!

Here’s how adaptation works – almost everything in the movie is in the book in some form. But it’s as though the deck has been completely reshuffled and some of the cards have been assigned different values; some of the fours have been made into jacks, and some of the jacks have been made into twos. – Walter Kirn

Whether you love the book or love the movie (or both!!), don’t be a hater on what others enjoy. Can’t we nerds all just get along?? There are enough bullies in this world without turning on each other!

Have you ever noticed that a banned book is even MORE interesting than before it was banned?

Grab a bowl of popcorn and listen to us banter about our favorite books and the movies that we either loved or hated.

Bitch of the Week – People who don’t read at all, or who bully/shame people who do. What gives? Read a freaking book and stop bashing others for what they like to read!!

You can’t miss next episode!! It’s finally time for STAR WARS vs. STAR TREK… ooooh!

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