6 big ways Netflix's 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things' differs from the book

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6 big ways Netflix's 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things' differs from the book

Adapting Iain Reid’s debut novel I’m Thinking of Ending Things is a complicated task — one that seems to have been made even more complicated by the surreal genius of director Charlie Kaufman. An intricate weaving of two artists’ perspectives on meaningful existence (and a million other things, depending how the mirror-like film hits you), Netflix’s take on the story of Jake and his unnamed girlfriend is clearly spectacular. But its meaning? Well, that’s a bit murkier.

That audiences have been mired in debates over various interpretations of I’m Thinking of Ending Things is no surprise. “It’s not a puzzle so much as it is a box of random shit that you’re meant to assemble yourself,” writes Mashable’s Angie Han in our review of the film.  Read more…

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