The release of Harper Lee’s follow-up to her novel TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD has Wade and Kevin thinking about the 1962 film adaptation of that book and about literary adaptations in general. What makes for a good book-to-film adaptation? How important is being faithful to the source material? And does the beloved Gregory Peck-starring classic still hold up?

Music interlude by Levi Weaver, “Talk Me Down.” Used under Creative Commons license 3.0.