The Book Report: Episode 19: ‘Far From the Madding Crowd’

June 5, 2015 | 1 book mentioned

Welcome to The Book Report presented by The Millions! This week, The Book Report goes to the movies, and Janet and Mike discuss the film that’s dominating the box office this summer: Mad Max: Beyond the Madding Crowd.

coverDiscussed in this episode: Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd (dir. Thomas Vinterberg), mozzarella sticks, movie tie-in editions, melodrama, guys who are good in their faces, old drunks, The Bachelorette, Matthias Schoenaerts, and hot damn Michael Sheen is a great actor and seemingly a lady-killer…

Trailers watched in the movie theater before Far from the Madding Crowd started: We can only remember one and it was for that movie about Brian Wilson and he is played by both Paul Dano and John Cusack because why not, I guess.

The Book Report is everyone's favorite weekly, literary show. Hosted by Janet Potter and Michael Schaub.

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