Topic: Movies Based On Books

The Editors Discuss: The Terrible Movie Based On H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine

The Editors Discuss: The Terrible Movie Based On H.G. Wells' The Time Machine

Okay, this is pretty esoteric (even for us) but, do you guys remember The Time Machine? It was pretty much universally derided as a shameful piece of shit. It came up pretty randomly this afternoon. Deputy Editor Ashley Cardiff hasn’t seen it since it came out while EIC Jennifer Wright loves the original story by HG Wells and has seen the movie more times than she’d like to admit. Ashley thought Jennifer should explain to her what the movie was about, like they did recently with The Lion King. The only problem was Jennifer didn’t have time to assemble the slides, so Ashley had to do it.

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