In episode #59, our hosts can’t help but gush over Jeff Wadlow’s Kick-Ass 2: the music, the character depth, the similarity to the original comic and, of course, the creatively kick-ass kills.
For more action adaptations, check out our episodes on The Lone Ranger, The Wolverine, Man of Steel, World War Z, Resident Evil, and Total Recall.
Music: When the Saints Go Marching In by St. Snot
-Sep 16 on Fox
-based on the book series by Kathy Reichs
-Starring Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz
-Sep 20 (US), Nov 15 (UK)
-Based on the documentary Planet B-Boy
-Starring Josh Holloway, Laz Alonzo and Josh Peck
-Written by Mark Miller and John Romita Jr.
-Kick-Ass 2: a little more introspective than the first one
-Screenwriters: Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn
-Director: Mathew Vaughn
-Starring: Chloe Grace Moretz, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicholas Cage and Christopher Mintz-Plasse
-Written and directed by Jeff Wadlow
-Starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Jim Carey and Christopher Mintz-Plasse