Paul Costello and Emma Kathryn from The Yearbook Committee podcast return to Flixwatcher remotely to review Paul’s choice Adaptation.


Adaptation is the 2002 Charlie Kaufman comedy-drama directed by Spike Jonze and starring Nicolas Cage as Kaufman and his fictional twin brother Donald. It also stars Meryl Streep as real life author Susan Orlean and an Oscar winning Chris Cooper as John Laroche.

Adaptation fuses fiction – Donald, the relationship between Orlean and Laroche – with real life – Kaufman’s writers block and The Orchid Thief – the end result is a mind bending mash of genres.

Adaptation is equally funny and heartbreaking at the same time and often unexpectedly. Cage delivers a career best and received an Oscar nomination as both the doubting and obsessive Charlie and the happy go lucky and dorky Donald.


However, Adaptation is weird and not for everyone and that is the caveat for recommendability scores. A score lower repeat viewing but higher for engagement gives Adaptation and overall score of 3.97.

What do you guys think? Have you seen Adaptation? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

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More about Adaptation

For more info on Adaptation, you can visit Adaptation IMDb page here or Adaptation Rotten Tomatoes page here.


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