In this special episode of Team Friendship Reads the Newberys, we share our thoughts on Disney’s film adaptation of the 1963 Newbery medal winner A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. This episode does contain potential spoilers, so listen at your own risk.
This episode is the last episode in which we discuss season one of Anne with an ‘E.’ We get deep with this episode even though none of us liked it. We also discuss our season 2 predictions.
the power of words
the real world
developing relationships with our children
Go Fund Me
JERRY! We give a shoutout to Aymeric Jett Montaz.
“It’s okay to ask for help.”
“Leave Jerry alone!”
Anne’s power of manipulation
Anne, Gilbert, and hipster cafes
Aunt Josephine’s kindess
Anne and Jerry’s sibling-like relationship
Matthew, depression, and suicide
We all agree that this entire episode just does not fit in with the rest of this series.
The absence of Anne from Green Gables and its effect on Matthew and Marilla
The lie that “we are all alone.”
Aunt Josephine’s clever contribution
George Eliot and our season 2 episode title prediction
The thugs: we are not happy with this plot line
If season 2 goes really dark, Lauren is done
If the thug plot line gets drawn out in season 2, Lauren WILL NOT WATCH IT!
Comparing Anne with Jane Eyre
Our season 2 predictions
Stay tuned after the episode for SEVERAL minutes of audio that is a combination of bloopers and extensions of conversations that have nothing to do with anything. We set a personal record for Team Friendship: “Longest Blooper Reel…so far”
We discuss episode 6 of the Netflix series Anne with an ‘E’ in this special episode of Team Friendship Reads the Newberys! This is one of the more emotional episodes of Anne with an ‘E’, but Team Friendship find much to discuss including obligation, remorse, empathy, role models, marriage and more! Grab some cookies and milk and join in our discussion of “Remorse Is the Poison of Life.”
Team Friendship is joined again by our good friend, Zoey, as we discuss episode 5 of the Netflix series Anne with an E: “Tightly Knotted to a Similar String.” Grab a cup of tea and listen in as we discuss this fun and heartwarming episode in which Anne becomes a woman and finally gets puffed sleeves!
Team Friendship is joined again by our good friend, Zoey! We discuss episode 4: “Creepy Katie”; Anne’s pine cone students; gender roles; the spirit of the people; Anne standing up for herself; the “Story Club”; and Anne’s decision to return to school.