PMP#143: Pinocchio the Unfilmable (Yet Frequently Filmed)
Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast · 52 minutes ·

PMP#143: Pinocchio the Unfilmable (Yet Frequently Filmed)

Mark, Lawrence, Sarahlyn, and Al discuss the original 1883 freaky children's story and consider the recent rush of film versions, from a new Disney/Robert Zemikis CGI take to Guillermo del Toro's stop-motion passion project to a heavily costumed Italian version by Matteo Garrone. Why do people keep remaking this story, and how has the original moral of "be a good boy and obey" changed over the years?

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