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Welcome to episode 92, in which we discuss (The) Children of Men—PD James’ novel and Alfonso Cuaron’s film. It’s depressing.
To get right to the Children of Men talk, skip to 00:22:40.
Warnings: We cussed. We didn’t mean to, but it happened.
Mistakes: Missy says that she and the novel “seriously divulge.” She means “diverge.”
What Missy’s Been Up To:
Dungeons, Dice, and Everything Nice
The Road to El Dorado
What Merri’s Been Up To:
The Handmaid’s Tale
Some Links You Might Find Interesting:
Children of Differing Visions: Contrasting a P. D. James Novel and the Movie It Inspired by Caryn James
Life’s Value by Alan Jacobs
Child of the Long Take: Alfonso Cuaron ‘s Film Aesthetics in the Shadow of Globalization by James N . Udden
The Three Amigos: The Transnational Filmmaking of Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Alfonso Cuaron by Deborah Shaw
The Limits of Citizenship: The Fetus and the Refugee in Children of Men by Heather Latimer
Why ‘Children of Men’ is the most relevant film of 2017 by Abraham Riesman
Ethics, Aesthetics, and the Future in Alfonso Cuarón’s “Children of Men” BY Samuel Amago
Politics, Bible Stories, and Hope An Interview with Children of Men Director Alfonso Cuarón by Annie Wagner